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The Four Main Symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome

nephrotic syndromeAs we all known, Nephrotic Syndrome is a typical kidney disease that many people suffer from. It can affect all ages of group. Thus, understanding the symptoms could help you recognize whether fall ill or not. Nephrotic Syndrome has four main features.

1. Massive protein in the urine

Massive protein in the urine is the most obvious sign of Nephrotic Syndrome. GFR (glomerular filtration rate), plasma proteins and the intake of protein can affect the proteinuria directly. So, the change of protein in the urine indicates the bad or good renal function.

2. Hypoproteinemia

Hypoproteinemia is the second symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. When serum protein becomes less than 30g/L, we call it Hypoproteinemia. Patient may produce 22.6g serum protein a day which is more than the normal human being. The excess blood albumin leads to the thick blood and form into thrombus. Also, it could reduce the renal function and damage the kidney structure further.

3. HLP (hyperlipidaemia)

It can cause glomerular sclerosis, blood clotting and a serious of complications. Except for albumin, other significant enzymes involved in cholesterol metabolism slip through the glomeruli. That is the reason for high blood cholesterol.

4. Edema

Edema is a familiar symptom. In the early stage, edema often occurs in the legs and feet. After disease developing, it may swells in abdomen and around the eyes in the morning. In later stages, the whole body may swell. Some people gain weight after fluid builds up in their bodies for a long time.

Only aiming at the root causes, it can treat Nephrotic Syndrome effectively. If you find the symptoms we have mentioned, you need see a doctor as soon as possible. Taking treatment in a proper period can help you out of suffering quickly. We have a special therapy for Nephrotic Syndrome, if you wonder more, you can consult our online expert.

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