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How Severe Does Nephrotic Syndrome Get Because of Suppressed Immune System

How Severe Does Nephrotic Syndrome Get Because of Suppressed Immune SystemSteroids and immunosuppressants are often used by Nephrotic Syndrome patients to inhibit kidney inflammation and decease the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage. But these medications can also suppress your immune system, which in turn affects Nephrotic Syndrome treatment. Besides, large protein leakage also weakens your immune system. How severe does Nephrotic Syndrome get because of suppressed immune system?

-Get infections frequently

Our immune system is how we fight off virus and bacteria. A poor immune system can not resist the invading virus and bacteria, so they come into your body, leading to inflammation. And then your body will produce antibodies to combine with them to reduce their toxicity. During this process, immune complexes are produced. With blood circulation, they come into kidneys and deposit, triggering inflammatory response in your kidneys. And then Nephrotic Syndrome recurs. That may be why Nephrotic Syndrome patients have frequent relapse. Frequent relapse speeds up kidney failure.

-Increase the risk of cancer

Immune system also helps our body suppresses the growth of tumor cells, so suppressed immune system increases your risk of cancer and tumor so as to threaten your life.

-Feel tired easily

With a suppressed immune system, you will feel weak most of the time, which may refrain you from enjoying the normal life and work.

How to strengthen immune system for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

-Have a good rest. It can help the body rejuvenates and strengthens itself.

-Do exercise regularly. It makes your body stronger, increase blood circulation and helps flush the body of toxins.

-Eat food high in antioxidants, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, which can boost your immune system.

-Immunotherapy. It combines with western medicine and Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine can counteract the side effects of western medicine so as to achieve a good curative effect. It can also cleanse immune complexes from the blood to reduce kidney inflammation and kidney damage. Moreover, it sets up a blood environment for kidney self-healing.

How severe does Nephrotic Syndrome get because of suppressed immune system? Hope the above information has helped you find the answer. If you still have any other question, please contact online doctor.

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