Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map

IgA Nephropathy

You are here because you know someone with IgA Nephropathy. This section covers information related questions and concerns of IgA Nephropathy basics, treatments, symptoms and healthy living.

Home > Nephrotic Syndrome > Nephrotic Syndrome Treatment >
Font Size A A A

Why Is Steroid Pulse Therapy Used for Nephrotic Syndrome

Why Is Steroid Pulse Therapy Used for Nephrotic Syndrome  Why is steroid pulse therapy used for Nephrotic Syndrome? To know the reason well, let’s firstly understand what Nephrotic Syndrome is. On the basis of this, we also give an introduce about the alternative treatment for Neprotic Syndrome.

What is Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney pro blem marked by four clinical manifestations: massive proteinuria, severe swelling, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. Nephrotic Syndrome can be primary or secondary. For patients who are living with Nephrotic Syndrome, a tight control of proteinuria and prevention of further kidney damages are very important. And this can help to prevent progression of illness. However, if illness left alone and patients just take some medicines to control symptoms, illness will progresses slowly and finally develop to kidney failure.

Why is steroid pulse therapy used for Nephrotic Syndrome?

Steroid pulse therapy is a medical treatment in which large amounts of hormone drugs are used in a short time to control illness condition. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, application of steroid pulse therapy is necessary and very helpful when there is a quick deterioration of illness. It shows quick treatment effects and protects residual kidney tissues from being damaged in short period. However, this does not mean it is an ideal treatment, as long-termn usage of this therapy will cause many side effects like moon face, mood swing, poor memory, hair loss and developmental retardation and so on.

Alternative treatments for Nephrotic Syndrome apart from steroid pulse therapy

Apart from steriod pulse therapy, there are other treatments that can be used to treat Nephrotic Syndrome and they are Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a natural treamtent in which Chinese medicines are used to work on Shenshu acupoint. Shenshu acupoint is an important acupoint that is associated with kidney. Through this acupoint, not only kidney condition can be improved, some kidney damages can be repaired directly by effective ingredients in micro-Chinese medicine.

Immunotherapy is another available treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome patients who still have some kidney function. It is a combination of Chinese medicine and western medicine. We know Chinese medicine and western medicine have different treatment effects on kidney and by combining them, kidney function can be improved greatly. Besides, in this treatment, western medicines are only used temporarily, so no serious side effects will be caused during treatment process.

Lastly, steroid pulse therapy is a choice for Nephrotic Syndrome, but to get illness treated naturally, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy are suggested.

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.

Name

Age

Gender

Country

Email*

Phone*

Kidney Disease:

Description

Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exercise for Speedy Recovery

Will Yoga Help Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Cure It Permanently

Nephrotic Syndrome Proteinuria and Swelling: Which One Should Be Treated Firstly

How Can Be out of Nephrotic Syndrome

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Only Rely on Steroids to Eliminate Proteinuria

Subscribe to Nephrotic
Syndrome
Basics
Treatment
Symptoms﹠Complications
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.

more>>

Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to

Question: I am suman from India. I have a 3.5 years old baby girl who is suffering Nephrotic Syndrome...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exerci

Question: I am Nephrotic Syndrome patient, my proteinuria is 4 to 5 g with creatinine level up to 1 a...

Learn More

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

Nobody wants their kidney disease to go into kidney failure, right? That is why a lot of patients car...

Learn More