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Are Iron Supplements Good for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Are Iron Supplements Good for Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsNephrotic Syndrome occurs when the kidneys’ filtration system is damaged by any of a group of disease. With Nephrotic Syndrome, you will have edema, hypoalbuminemia, hyperlipemia, urinary excretion of more than 3 g of protein per day and some other symptoms. Under normal circumstance, medicine can help get these symptoms in remission. Are iron supplements good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Why Nephrotic Syndrome patients need iron supplements?

Iron is a mineral that is necessary for life. It plays an important role in making red blood cells, which carry oxygen. When the amount of red blood cells reduce in your body, you will suffer from iron deficiency.

If your Nephrotic Syndrome is not under control, it is possible for you to have renal insufficiency. The damaged kidneys can not secrete enough erythropoietin to stimulate bone marrows to produce red blood cells. Besides, the accumulated waste shortens the lifespan of red blood cells. As a result, the red blood cells lessens and then you may develop anemia. Iron supplements are often prescribed for anemia.

Side effects of iron supplement

When you take iron supplements, some unwanted effects may occur, such as muscle pain, chest pain, chills, dizziness, fast heartbeat, headache, etc. If they do occur, you should check with your doctor as soon as possible.

How to improve anemia for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

In fact, you can get some iron from the food you consume, such as meat, fish, poultry without skin and dark green leaf vegetables. Moreover, you should supplement erythropoietin. However, the fundamental way to improve anemia is to improve kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can help repair the damaged kidneys by its anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, blood vessel dilation and extracellular matrix degradation. Medicated bath, foot bath and circle therapy can draw out toxins from the blood to reduce the workload of kidneys. With comprehensive treatment, your kidney function can be improved. And your cold limbs become warm and you will feel energetic.

Iron supplements are good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, but you should take them under the instruction of your doctor. If you are interested in our treatment, you can contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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