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Management of Bloating in Nephrotic Syndrome

Management of Bloating in Nephrotic SyndromeBloating is a common problem faced by Nephrotic Syndrome patients. It not only impairs the body beauty, but also worsen illness condition. Therefore, an effective management of bloating is very improtant for Nephrotic Syndrome. Well, how to remove this symptom effectively? Before knowing the answer, let’s firstly find out the real cause of bloating symptom in Nephrotic Syndrome.

Why does bloating occur with Nephrotic Syndrome?

In Nephrotic Syndrome, bloating usually appears in legs, ankles, tummy and face which resulted from severe fluid retention. Kidney is an organ that can help us maintain fluid balance, keep blood clean and preserve protein in the body. Nephrotic Syndrome is an illness that is accompanied with serious protein leakage. When large amounts of protein are lost in urine, plasma osmotic pressure decreases. Under such a condition, fluid ooze and get into surround tissues to improve this condition. Consequently, bloating appears. Since the connective tissues in eyelide, ankle and face are loose, so bloating always firstly appears in these body parts. With the deterioration of illness, it will spread to the whole body.

Management of bloating in Nephrotic Syndrome

To get bloating problem solved fundamentally, we must stop protein leaking which needs medical treatment, good diet plan and healthy life style:

Medical treatment:

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an alternative treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Different from hormone therapy, medicines in this treatment are used externally. With the help of this treatment, necrotic kidney intrinsic cells can not be revived, but damaged cells can be repaired and protein leakage can be alleviated greatly.

Good diet plan:

Proper protein intake and fluid limitation are necessary for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to solve bloating problem. Exact protein intake should be based on how much healthy kidney function is left and fluid intake should be calculate according to daily urine output. Besides, remember to eat less salt and this will help to limit fluid consumption. 

Healthy life style:

A healthy life style refers to: no smoking, no drinking, regular bed time, avoid staying up and regular physical exercise.

Lastly, bloating is a symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome and if we want to get this condition alleviated effectively, only treating this symptom is far from enoug and we also need to treat damaged kidney.

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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