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What Helps to Develop Immunity in a Child with Nephrotic Syndrome

What Helps to Develop Immunity in a Child with Nephrotic SyndromeWhat helps top develop immunity in a child with Nephrotic Syndrome? For children who are suffering from Nephrotic Syndromoe, due to serious leakage of protien from urine, they usually have a low immunity, which makes them susceptible for infection and other illness which can cause frequent relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. Therefore, boosting immunity is very important. However, what can help to develop immunity for child with Nephrotic Syndrome?

1. A healthy diet

For children with Nephrotic Syndrome, a healthy diet refers to proper protein intake, fluid intake and other nutrition supplements like vitamin. For protein intake, it should be based on kidney condition, as eating too much protein will increase kidney burden. However, eating less protein will lead to decline of immunity. For this reason, figuring out how much protein is needed by patients is very important. (You can send test report to igacure@gmail.com. Our experts will help to figure out how much to ingest every day according to the specific illness condition)

2. Regular physical exercises

Regular physical exercise is essential for childrn Nephrotic Syndrome patients to develop immunity, but they should not be exhausted. Healthy Children and adolescents aged 6-17 should get 60 minutes of exercise per day. But for children with Nephrotic Syndrome, they need exercise less due to their illness. In addition, for these whose illness is very severe, they need to have more bed rest and do some mild physical exercises if possible.

3. Get enough sleep

9 hours of bed time is needed for children with Nephrotic Syndrome. Getting adequate sleep not only improves mood and energy level, it helps to boost immune system. For this reason, developing regular bed time and avoid staying up is very necessary.

4. Be hygienic

Infection is the number one cause of relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. What is worse, it impairs patients’ immune system. So being hygienic is very important for Children with Nephrotic Syndrome, no matter they want to develop immunity or not.

Lastly, for children with Nephrotic Syndrome, stopping protein leakage is very important, as some protein are antibodies that can help us fight against virus and bacterium. Therefore, apart from the above several measures, a systematic treatment to stop protein leakage also palys a vital role.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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