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Does Nephrotic Syndrome Affect Immune System

Does Nephrotic Syndrome Affect Immune SystemNephrotic Syndrome patients are prone to have various infections. Infections usually result from poor immune system. Does Nephrotic Syndrome affect immune system?

Nephrotic Syndrome weakens immune system.

For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, their innate immune system is poor so that bacteria and virus can enter body to stimulate the adaptive immune system to secrete antibodies. Those antibodies can combine with those antigens to form immune complexes so as to reduce their damage. With blood circulation, those immune complexes come into your kidneys. If your kidneys are not strong enough to filter them out. They cause kidney inflammation, which increase the permeability of capillaries so that protein which should be retained in your body leaks into urine. In order to stop protein leakage, steroids and immunosuppressants are often used. Their main function is to block inflammatory reaction through inhibiting your immune system, which over time impair your immune system further.

How to boost immune system for Nephrotic Syndrome?

There are some ways to help you boost your immune system so as to reduce infections.

-Have a good rest

-Follow a balanced diet

-Do exercise regularly

-Give up smoking, drinking alcohol and some other unhealthy habits

-Keep good mood

-Find a suitable treatment plan for Nephrotic Syndrome

Immunotherapy is a combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine, which can help you strengthen your innate immune system to resist invading bacteria and virus. It can also help you block abnormal inflammatory reaction in the kidneys to prevent further damage and cleanse immune complexes in the blood and kidneys to reduce their deposition. Moreover, it can increase kidneys’ tolerance to immune complexes to reduce kidney inflammation and set up a good blood environment to help kidney self-healing. After a period of treatment, your damaged kidneys can regain their ability to certain extent.

Does Nephrotic Syndrome affect immune system? Yes, it can weaken your immune system so as to expose you to infections and some other diseases, which in turn can worsen your Nephrotic Syndrome. If you would like to get an personalized treatment plan to stabilize your Nephrotic Syndrome, please leave your basic information below. After analyzing you case, we will contact you.

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