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Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Hair Loss

Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Hair LossNephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disorder that causes large amounts of protein to show in the urine. Not a few Nephrotic Syndrome suffer from hair loss. Does Nephrotic Syndrome cause hair loss?

Causes of hair loss for Nephrotic Syndrome patients

Generally speaking, Nephrotic Syndrome does not cause hair loss directly. Your hair loss may be associated with other facts for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

-Emotional stress

Nephrotic Syndrome can not be cured, which may give some patients stress. Physical stress can cause temporary hair loss.

-Side effects of medications

Steroids and other immunosuppressants are the common used drugs for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to inhibit kidney inflammation and decrease the permeability of capillaries to stop protein leakage, but they have many side effects, one of which is hair loss. Drugs for high blood pressure and arthritis can also cause hair loss.

-Lack of protein

Because massive protein leaks into urine, protein in the blood decreases. As a result, your body may ration protein by shutting down hair grow.


It is also very common among kidney patients. You may also experience hair loss as metabolism speeds up .


Anemia occurs when your kidneys are damaged so that they can not make enough erythropoietin to make red blood cells. It is an easily fixable cause of hair loss.

How to prevent hair loss for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

To prevent hair loss, you should have a good control of Nephrotic Syndrome. Besides western medicine, there are some natural therapies for you, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various medicinal soup. They can cleanse the blood. They can also dilate blood vessels and block blood clotting to increase blood flow into kidneys. Besides, they can decompose the immune complexes deposited in the kidneys to eliminate kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. All in all, they will set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing and provide the essential nutrients for the damaged kidneys to repair themselves. With your kidneys recover, its associated symptoms will disappear.

Does Nephrotic Syndrome cause hair loss? Maybe, it can. If you would like to know more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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