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Will Prednisone Stop the Problems of Nephrotic Syndrome

Will Prednisone Stop the Problems of Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome causes you to have swelling, proteinuria, hyperlipemia and hypoproteinemia and some other problems. Prednisone is often prescribed to Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Will prednisone stop the problems of Nephrotic Syndrome? If you have the similar doubt, the following information may be helpful for you.

In short term, prednisone may be a good choice for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to solve problems.

Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drugs that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressant drug. It can block the abnormal inflammatory reaction the kidneys to prevent further kidney damage and decrease the permeability of capillaries to reduce protein leakage. When protein leakage reduces and you supplement moderate protein, plasma colloid osmotic pressure increases, and then fluid can be removed out of tissue space. As a result, swelling will gradually disappear and your albumin in plasma will recover as well. From this point of view, prednisone is helpful for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

In long term, prednisone may bring many other problems for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

Prednisone is just to block inflammatory reaction rather than cleanse the immune complexes that cause kidney inflammation from the kidneys. When you reduce its intake or stop it, it is likely for the inflammation flares up and then Nephrotic Syndrome comes back again. Therefore, prednisone is often used for a long time. In the long run, it has many side effects, such as improved appetite, moon face, weight gain, muscle pain, irregular heartbeat, vision problems, nausea, vomiting, trouble sleeping, increased sweating, bloody stools, mood changes, bone pain, etc.

How to stop the problems of Nephrotic Syndrome besides prednisone in the long run?

In the long run, you had better choose some natural treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is such a natural treatment. Among TCM, there are many therapies proved to be effective in Nephrotic Syndrome treatment, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition, medicinal soup, etc. They can decompose the immune complexes in the kidneys to reduce kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. Besides, they can expand blood vessels to lower blood pressure and improve ischemia and anoxia. They can speed up blood circulation to remove stasis. In a good blood environment, the damaged kidneys can regain their ability to certain extent.

Will prednisone stop the problems of Nephrotic Syndrome? Yes, it will, but in the long run, you had better choose some natural treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome. For more information about Nephrotic Syndrome treatment, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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