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How to Reduce Proteinuria for Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome

How to Reduce Proteinuria for Patients with Nephrotic SyndromeMassive proteinuria is an obvious symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. How to reduce proteinuria for patients with Nephrotic Syndrome? Many patients concern about the answer. In the following, there are some treatment recommendations.

Low protein diet helps you reduce proteinuria

Though you have massive proteinuria, it does not mean you should supplement a lot of protein. Because too much protein intake will produce vast metabolites, which increases the burden on the kidneys to filter waste. Long-term overwork can worsen the kidney damage. But in order to satisfy the need of body, while reducing workload of kidneys, you should consume moderate high quality protein, such as egg white and lean meat. The acceptable daily intake of protein depends on your kidney function. If you do not know, you had better consult a doctor. Besides, you should limit the intake of salt, fat and some other mineral like potassium, which is helpful for protecting kidney function.

Appropriate treatment helps you reduce proteinuria

-Western medicine

Steroids such as prednisone may be the most common used medicine to treat proteinuria. Besides, ACE inhibitors and ARB are also used. They can make your proteinuria disappear quickly, but the problem is that they have many side effects.

-Chinese medicine

Chinese medicine is relatively natural. Leech, lumbricus and eriostracum cicada are also effective in treating proteinuria.

However, our purpose should not just control symptoms, because once you are infected or catch a cold, proteinuria comes back again. We should regulate the whole body and improve your immunity so as to reduce relapse. In our hospital, there are both oral Chinese medicine and external therapies to help repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function so as to reduce proteinuria, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. With the help of online doctor, you will acquire more corresponding information.

Proteinuria treatment should be treated timely and correctly. Only in this way can you get rid of Nephrotic Syndrome and live a normal life.

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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