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Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Impotence

Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause ImpotenceDoes Nephrotic Syndrome cause impotence? Many male patients concern about such a question. After getting Nephrotic Syndrome, many aspects of life indeed are affected. If you want to know the answer to the referred question, please go on reading or contact online doctor.

First let’s learn more about Nephrotic Syndrome.

Nephrotic Syndrome is characterized by a group of symptoms, such as massive proteinuria, low plasma protein, severe swelling and high blood cholesterol level. It impairs your kidney function without timely and immediate treatment, leading to some other symptoms and complications. Besides, it may cause impotence directly or indirectly.

What causes impotence for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

-Psychological factors

When diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, some patients may be over worried about their state of illness and they are afraid that intercourse may worsen their disease and speed up kidney failure, which make them have loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and so on.


In order to eliminate symptoms associated with Nephrotic Syndrome, many medications are prescribed, such as steroids, hypotensive drugs and diuretics. Those medications affect the metabolism of androgen, leading to impotence.

-Massive proteinuria

Nephrotic Syndrome patients often have long-term massive proteinuria, which can cause zinc deficiency so as to reduce the secretion of androgen, leading to impotence.

Though Nephrotic Syndrome can cause impotence, it is not permanent damage. When your Nephrotic Syndrome is under controlled well with some natural treatment, you can regain your sexual function. In our hospital, 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and Medical Soup) are widely used to treat Nephrotic Syndrome. They can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing and they can also make your whole body balanced and harmonious so as to reduce the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. After a period of treatment, you can lead a normal life. For more information, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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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