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Is Nephrotic Syndrome Deadly

Is Nephrotic Syndrome DeadlyIs Nephrotic Syndrome deadly? Many patients can not help having such a doubt. With Nephrotic Syndrome, you may have severe edema, massive proteinuria, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. In the early stage of Nephrotic Syndrome, treatment can help you achieve a curative effect. But if there is no remission after treatment, it may develop to uremia so as to threaten your life. Now let’s have a detailed look.

Hyperlipemia may threaten your life.

Almost all Nephrotic Syndrome patients have high cholesterol level. Hyperlipemia can cause damage and sclerosis to glomeruli so as to speed up kidney failure. It can also affect blood flow into heart so as to increase the risk of heart disease. Heart disease is the main cause of death for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

Statin can help you lower cholesterol level. Besides, you should limit the intake of food high in cholesterol, such as pluck, fat, seafood, etc.

Massive protein leakage may be also life-threatening.

Protein is an important component of body. Human can not live without protein. If too much protein spills from body, you may have a lot symptoms, such as edema, hyperlipemia, hypoproteinemia, etc. Besides, your immune system may also be weakened and all of body function will also be affected.

In such case, you should control proteinuria as early as possible. Steroids are the most common used drugs to reduce proteinuria. Besides, you should control the intake of protein.

High blood pressure is also a risk factor

High blood pressure also occurs among Nephrotic Syndrome. It can also impair kidney function and cause heart disease.

In such case, you should lower blood pressure. ACEI, ARBs, CCB and diuretics are often used.

Is Nephrotic Syndrome deadly? I think you can draw out the conclusion. If you are fed up with the side effects of western medicine, you can use some natural therapies for Nephrotic Syndrome. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.


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