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Iron Deficiency Anemia In Nephrotic Syndrome

Iron Deficiency Anemia In Nephrotic Syndrome Iron deficiency anemia is a condition in which there is low red blood cells in the blood due to the decreased iron levels. Iron deficiency anemia in Nephrotic Syndrome, it is seen commonly in clinic and if any effective measures have not been taken, other complications of nephrotic syndrome can be caused easily. If you happen to meet such a difficult situation recently, don’t worry, this article mainly tells related information about iron deficiency anemia in nephrotic syndrome in every sense.

How does nephrotic syndrome cause iron deficiency anemia

In general, healthy kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin or EPO, which stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. However, diseased kidneys of nephrotic syndrome patients do not produce enough erythropoietin, which leads to anemia easily. Anemia worsens as kidney disease worsens and nearly everyone with early stage nephrotic syndrome has iron deficiency anemia, according to a series of clinical studies.

Symptoms of iron deficiency anemia in patients with nephrotic syndrome

In the condition of nephrotic syndrome, due to reduced transport of oxygen to tissues and organs by red blood cells, patients will suffer from a variety of symptoms such as fatigue, headache, weakness, pale skin, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, cold hands and feet, brittle nails and dizziness.

Treatment of iron deficiency anemia in nephrotic syndrome

In most countries, patients are suggested to replenish iron and erythropoietin to treat iron deficiency anemia. But unluckily, few people don’t respond to it very well and then resulting in many discomforts, like severe allergic reactions, staining of the teeth and stomach irritation. From this, in order to help these people get rid of the pain as early as possible, a new treatment in china called Immunotherapy has been formed after years of efforts. The most attractive points must be it is used to treat nephrotic syndrome from the root by restoring the immune system and improving kidney function effectively without any side effects. As long as this goal can be achieved successfully, all the symptoms will disappear naturally.

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