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How to Increase Albumin Level in the Blood for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

How to Increase Albumin Level in the Blood for Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsWith Nephrotic Syndrome, the permeability of glomerular basement membrane increases so that protein leaks out of the body, resulting in proteinuria. Besides, there are also other symptoms, such as edema, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. How to increase albumin level in the blood for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

What causes low albumin level in the blood?

When a lot of protein loses from the blood, the liver will work hard to produce albumin to supplement the lost protein. When the produced albumin can not make up the lost, hypoproteinemia occurs. In addition, the edema in gastrointestinal mucous membrane affects your appetite, which may reduce your intake of protein so as to worsen hypoproteinemia.

How to increase albumin level in the blood?

-Intravenuous drip to supplement albumin

Intravenuous drip is a quick way to supplement albumin.


Nephrotic Syndrome patients are often recommended to take 0.8-1.0 g/kg high quality protein per day when their kidney function are still normal. If their kidney function has declined, there are different requirements. Lean meat, egg white, fish and poultry without skin are all high quality protein. Besides, you should ensure the carbohydrate intake to provide energy for your body function so as to reduce the protein metabolism in the body.

-Repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function

Just controlling symptoms is not enough, you should improve kidney function to reduce protein leakage. There is a systemic treatment which consists of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Mai Kang and decoction. They can degrade extracellular matrix and remove the diseased tissues from the kidneys to prevent further kidney damage. They can also cleanse inflammatory factors from the blood to eliminate kidney inflammation. Moreover, they can improve blood circulation to help kidney self-healing. With systemic treatment, your damaged kidneys restore their function and then the other symptoms disappear.

If you have low albumin level in the blood, you should receive treatment as early as possible, or it may cause many serious complications, such as low immune system. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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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