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Management of Hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome

Management of Hypertension in Nephrotic SyndromeHypertension means impact on vascular wall is higher than the reference value. Nephrotic Syndrome patients run a high risk for hypertension compared with healthy people, as kidney can help to regulate blood pressure. Effective management of hypertension is of great importance for Nephrotic Syndrome, because persistent high blood pressure can cause further damages on kidney. Well, the problem is how to manage hypertension well with Nephrotic Syndrome. Here in this article you will find related information.

Management of high blood pressure in Nephrotic Syndrome usually contain the following several aspects:

1. Hypotensive drugs

Hypotensive drugs are always needed by Nephrotic Syndrome patients to keep blood pressure in a target range and this will help to slow down illness progression to some extend. There are different kinds of hypotensive drugs for Nephrotic Syndrome in medicine like ACE inhibitors, ARBs, Beta-blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Direct ranin inhibitors, Diuretics and Vasodilators and so on. These drugs show different treatment effects and are used in different cases. Therefore, Nephrotic Syndrome patients should avoid taking these drugs casually and remember to get doctor’s permission before taking or stop taking these medicines. Besides, aside from above mentioned oral medicines, patients who afraid of side effects can have a try about Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which can lower blood pressure down naturally.

2. Sensible eating

A scientific diet also plays a part in treating hypertension caused by Nephrotic Syndrome. In general, patients need to limit salt intake and take right amount of salt according to their specific illness condition. To achieve this goal, they need to stay far away from salted foods like salted eggs, processed foods and various sauces and so on.

3. Physical exercises

Becoming more active is very helpful for Nephrotic Syndrome patients with hypertension, as studies report that regular aerobic exercise helps to lower blood pressure down to the normal range. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients who are allowed to have physical exercises, they can try walking, riding bike and playing Taichi.

The above several aspects are very important for a good management of hypertension in Nephrotic Syndrome, so please remember to follow on them strictly if you are troubled by elevated blood pressure.

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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