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How to Reduce Side Effects of Steroids for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

How to Reduce Side Effects of Steroids for Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsSteroids are often used to treat Nephrotic Syndrome. This kind of medicine can help you control proteinuria very well. But steroids have many side effects, such as increased appetite, weight gain, difficulty sleeping, swollen face, muscle weakness, etc. How to reduce side effects of steroids for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

To reduce side effects, you had better avoid using steroids for long-term. Besides, the combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine can make up the respective shortcomings. Now let’s learn more about Chinese medicine.

-Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy: It is a kind of external therapy. It is to penetrate the micronized Chinese herbs into the damaged kidneys by osmosis devices. Therefore, the active ingredients can reach the lesion directly and avoid the stimulation to stomach.

-Medicated foot bath: It is to immerse the feet into medicated soup. The active ingredients can go into the body through pores and then play their roles.

-Mai Kang: This is a Chinese patent medicine.

-Decoction: It is made from Chinese herbs.

The above Chinese medicine are often used together to dilate blood vessels and speed up blood circulation so as to increase blood flow into the kidneys, which can reduce the deposition of immune complexes in the kidneys. Gradually kidney inflammation can be relieved and then you won’t worry about the relapse and steroids used to inhibit kidney inflammation can be avoided. Moreover, the Chinese medicine can lower cholesterol level to reduce the risk of heart disease. And they can degrade extracellular matrix to prevent kidney fibrosis. Long-term treatment of Chinese medicine can strengthen immune system and then you can keep the disease away from you.

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