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What Diuretics Are Effective for Edema in IgA Nephropathy

What Diuretics Are Effective for Edema in IgA NephropathyEdema is a common symptom of IgA Nephropathy patients, which usually results from kidney function impairment and massive protein leakage. When your edema is very severe, you may have to take some diuretics to flush out the excessive fluid. What diuretics are effective for edema in IgA Nephropathy? This question is difficult to answer. Because different IgA Nephropathy patients have different medical conditions, they may need different diuretics. In the following, there are several diuretics common to see in the daily.

Western medicine

In western medicine, there are many kinds of diuretics, such as thiazine diuretic, loop diuretic, potassium-sparing, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, etc. If your blood potassium level is low, you can choose potassium-sparing diuretic. If you have heart failure, loop diuretic may be helpful. All in all, you should choose the most suitable one according to your case.

Some herbal tea

If your edema is not that severe, you can drink some herbal tea, which is diuretic, such as nettle leaf tea, dandelion root tea, corn silk tea, etc. Compared with western medicine, they have few side effects. But herbal tea is packed with fluid. Improper use may worse your edema.

Traditional Chinese Medicine

In TCM, there are many therapies to repair your damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. With improved kidney function, fluid can be removed out of the body. For example, 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various medicinal soup). They can decompose the immune complexes in the kidneys to reduce kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. They can also dilate blood vessels and block blood clotting to increase blood flow into kidneys to improve ischemia and anoxia. Besides, they provide the essential nutrients for the damaged kidney tissues to repair themselves. After a period of treatment, your kidney function will be promoted and its associated symptoms will disappear.

What diuretics are effective for edema in IgA Nephropathy? It depends on your conditions. If you would like to know more information, please send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. Our doctor will help you make a personalized treatment plan according to your case.

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