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Nephrotic Syndrome and Hypertension: Causes and Treatment

Nephrotic Syndrome and Hypertension: Causes and TreatmentNephrotic Syndrome is not a single disease, but also a collection of symptoms, including swelling, proteinuria, hyperlipemia and hypoproteinemia. Hypertension is also very common among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. What causes hypertension for Nephrotic Syndrome patients? How to treat hypertension? If you would like to know more information, go on reading.

Causes of hypertension for Nephrotic Syndrome patients

With Nephrotic Syndrome, the kidneys become leaky so that massive protein leaks into urine. This can decrease the plasma colloid osmotic pressure and then fluid flows into tissue space. Besides, Nephrotic Syndrome can cause water and sodium retention. Fluid retention in body can increase blood volume, leading to hypertension.

Treatment for hypertension

-ACEI or ARBs are common used drugs for hypertension. And diuretics can flush out the excess fluid from body so as to lower blood pressure.

-It is also necessary for you to reduce protein leakage. Steroids and other immunosuppressants are the most common used drugs for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to block kidney inflammation and reduce protein leakage.

-If your high blood pressure is refractory, you can use interventional therapy to dilate blood vessels to lower blood pressure.

4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various Medicinal Soup) can also help you expand blood vessels to reduce blood pressure. They can also speed up blood circulation to remove stasis. And they can decompose the immune complexes in the kidneys to eliminate kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. What is more, they can make your whole body harmonious and balanced to reduce the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome.

Hypertension can increase your risk of heart disease and cause further damage to your kidneys. Therefore, importance should be attached. If you still have any questions about Nephrotic Syndrome, please consult online doctor or leave a message below.

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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