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Why Cholesterol Level Is Increased in Nephrotic Syndrome

Why Cholesterol Level Is Increased in Nephrotic SyndromeHigh blood cholesterol level is very common among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. It can increase your risk of heart disease so as to threaten your life. Do you know why cholesterol level is increased in Nephrotic Syndrome?

Causes of high cholesterol level in Nephrotic Syndrome

Healthy kidneys only remove the toxins from your body, while retain the useful substance. But for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, their kidneys can not retain the protein in the body, as a result, a lot protein leaks into the urine, which can promote the synthesis of lipoprotein in the liver so as to increase high blood cholesterol. What is more, because of low protein in the blood, there is not enough protein to form enzymes and enzymes involved in cholesterol catabolism are also excreted in Nephrotic Syndrome, which also contribute to high blood cholesterol.

How to lower cholesterol level for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Now we have known why cholesterol level is increased in Nephrotic Syndrome. The next thing is to suit the remedy to the case. Statin is a kind of medicine that helps you lower cholesterol level. Besides, you should reduce protein leakage. Steroids are the most often used medicine to treat proteinuria, besides, ACEI and ARBs also have the function of decreasing proteinuria.

However, these medicine can not solve the problem from the root. Once you stop them or reduce their dosage, it comes back again. Only when you repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function can you control your state of illness thoroughly. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can remove the immune complexes from the basement membrane and repair the damaged basement membrane so as to reduce proteinuria. In addition, it can dilate blood vessels, block blood clotting, inhibit kidney inflammation and provide essential nutrients to help kidney self-healing. With the improvement of kidney function, all of the problems can be solved.

Increased cholesterol level should attached importance. Early treatment can help you regain more kidney function. If you have any other question, please contact online doctor.

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