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Does Calcium Help in the Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome

Does Calcium Help in the Treatment of Nephrotic SyndromeCalcium is an important component of our body. It does not only provide skeletal rigidity by virtue of its phosphate salts, but also maintain the neuromuscular function. Sometimes patients with Nephrotic Syndrome are required to supplement calcium. Does calcium help in the treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic Syndrome patients suffer from calcium deficiency easily.

-A typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome is massive proteinuria. The lost protein is mainly albumin. It is likely for albumin to combine with calcium in the blood and then be discharged out of the body with urine.

-Most Nephrotic Syndrome patients are children. In growth stage, their bodies need a lot of calcium. If they can not supplement enough calcium in time, calcium deficiency occurs.

-Steroid treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome is also a contributor to calcium deficiency. Because steroid can affect your body to absorb vitamin D and calcium so as to worsen calcium deficiency.

Calcium helps Nephrotic Syndrome treatment.

Calcium deficiency leads to seizure, muscle cramp, osteoporosis, fracture, etc. Therefore, importance should be attached to calcium supplement. Besides calcium tablets, you can take moderate food high in calcium, such as milk and tofu.

Besides, you had better choose some natural treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome along with steroid treatment to counteract its side effects. Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment is a good choice for you. There are many therapies in TCM, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Circle Therapy, Enema Therapy, Steam Therapy, etc. Some of them can draw out toxins from the blood so as to reduce their damage to the kidneys. Some can dilate blood vessels and speed up blood circulation to remove stasis and increase blood flow into the kidneys. Some can decompose immune complexes to eliminate kidney inflammation. All in all, they can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing.

Does calcium help in the treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome? Yes, it helps to certain extent. If you still have any question, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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