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What Are the Causes of Hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

What Are the Causes of Hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenNephrotic Syndrome is a condition that damages the kidneys’ filtering system so as to cause foamy urine, swelling, hyperlipemia, hypoproteinemia and some other symptoms. In children , it is diagnosed in more boys than girls, usually between 2 to 3 years of age. Some children with Nephrotic Syndrome suffer from high blood pressure. What are the causes of hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome in children?

Nephrotic Syndrome and hypertension

When you have Nephrotic Syndrome, you are losing protein. By losing protein, your plasma loses its main source of oncotic pressure keeping fluid in the intravascular space, hence lowering blood pressure. And then less blood flow to the juxtaglomerular apparatus. Your kidneys then respond to this lower blood pressure by activating the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone cascade. This result in increased salt, water retention and hypertension.

How to lower blood pressure for Nephrotic Syndrome children?

The common used antihypertensives for Nephrotic Syndrome children are ACEI or ARB or diuretics. Besides medical treatment, you should reduce the intake of salt and fluid. And it is also necessary for you to stop protein leakage and restore plasma colloid osmotic pressure. In diet, you should supplement moderate protein, which depends on your medical condition.

4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Mai Kang Composition, Medicated Bath and various Medicinal Soup) can cleanse your blood and improve blood circulation. They can also eliminate kidney inflammation by decomposing the depositing immune complexes in the kidneys. Moreover, they can make your whole body harmonious and balanced. After a period of treatment, symptoms associated with Nephrotic Syndrome disappear. If you keep this treatment for long-term, they can help you reduce the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome.

What are the causes of hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome in children? After reading this article, I think you have acquired the answer. As long as blood pressure increases, it should be treated as early as possible, or it may cause further damage to the kidneys or even the whole body. If you still have any other questions, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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