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Can Nephrotic Syndrome Affect Sexual Life

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Affect Sexual LifeCan Nephrotic Syndrome affect sexual life? Recently, this question is concerned by not only patients themselves, but also their partners. Don’t worry, the following may tell you some useful informations.

As we all know that nephrotic syndrome is not a single kidney disease, but is a complicated syndrome which is characterized by proteinuria, edema(swelling), hypoproteinemia and hyperlipidaemia in clinic. When people are diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome but in mild cases, they may just feel lack of interest, however, when in serious cases, patients may experience inability of reaching orgasm. Well, why is this? How does nephrotic syndrome affect sexual life?

According to clinical statistic, over half of nephrotic syndrome patients suffer from sexual problems. And this may occur due to the following several factors:

1. Medicines

Nephrotic syndrome is always associated with various kidney diseases and complications. For this reason, patients need to eat lots of medicines in their daily life. In view of this, some of these medicines may affect their ability or desire to have sex. In this situation, we suggest patients talk with their doctors about the side effects and some details before drinking it.

2. Fatigue or Tiredness

Sexual intercourse is a strenuous physical activity and make patients exhausted. Fatigue or tiredness is a common symptom of nephrotic syndrome, which makes patients too tired to have sex.

3. Hormone disorder

Hormone plays an important role in the sexual activity of nephrotic syndrome patients. However, if one’s hormone level becomes out of balance, he or she will experience low sex drive.

4. Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is commonly seen in men with nephrotic syndrome. It occurs when blood vessels and nerves to the penis become damaged.

5. Psychological problems

Due to nephrotic syndrome, many patients are difficult to feel sexual or attractive. Besides, this situation also affects patient’s married life to a large degree.

Actually, there are something to do to remit this condition. If you have interest, please send an email to igacure@gmail.com as soon as possible, we are glad to help you. A related article please click Can Nephrotic Syndrome Affect Sexual Life

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