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Why in Nephrotic Syndrome There Is Facial Edema

Why in Nephrotic Syndrome There Is Facial Edema Facial edema is not uncommon among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. It is usually serious in the morning and gradually disappears in the afternoon. Why in Nephrotic Syndrome there is facial edema?

-Massive protein leakage

Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disorder in which your kidneys become leaky so that protein which should be retained in the body spills into urine. This can make the plasma colloid osmotic pressure decrease. And then fluid flows into tissue space, causing edema.

-Kidney function impairment

If your kidneys are damaged by Nephrotic Syndrome, they can not remove the excessive water from the blood, leading to edema.

-Sodium retention

Sodium can retain fluid in the body. When your consume too much sodium, it is likely for you to suffer from edema.

-Side effects of steroids and other immunosuppressants

Steroids and other immunosuppressants are the most common used drugs for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to block kidney inflammation and decrease the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage. But they have many side effects if used for long-term. For example, it can worsen water retention in the body. It can also make fat i your body transfer to face, leading to moon face. Besides, it can improve your appetite to make you gain weight so as to make your face look fat.

Why in Nephrotic Syndrome there is facial edema? The above are some possible causes of your facial edema. In slight cases, you can leave it uncontrolled. In severe causes, you should take treatment to relieve your edema, for example, eat some water pills to flush out the fluid from your body. It is also necessary for you to choose some natural treatment to bring Nephrotic Syndrome under control. After years of research and clinical treatment, we find a series of treatment, such as 4M treatment and 7 external therapies, which can help you set up a good blood environment to repair the damaged kidneys and regain their ability. If you are interested in these therapies, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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