IgA Nephropathy is a chronic disease. The patients have to fight against with the disease for a long time. If the patients can pay more attention to their daily life, they will be certainly able to slow down the disease progression. Here are some notices for the patients with IgA Nephropathy in their daily life.
1. The patients with IgA Nephropathy should build up the confidence in
defeating the disease. IgA Nephropathy develops very slowly and also recurs
frequently. Therefore, many patients lose their hope in the treatment of IgA
Nephropathy, which is very bad for the recovery of IgA Nephropathy.
2. Once diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy, the patients should have more rest
and receive treatment as early as possible in the early period of the disease no
matter it is serious or not. Moreover, the patients should follow check-ups
regularly. If the edema disappears, blood pressure recovers normal and the renal
function keeps normal, they can begin to work 3 months later. At beginning, they
should avoid intense labor activities and respiratory tract and urine tract
3. The patients with IgA Nephropathy should pay more attention to their daily
diet. The generally dietary principles for the patients with IgA Nephropathy are
If the patients with IgA Nephropathy have edema or hypertension, they should
limit their salt intake and keep its intake within 2~4 grams. If they do not
have obvious edema, they should not limit water intake. If their plasma protein
level is low, but they do not have azotemia, the patients with IgA Nephropathy
can have proper intake of high quality protein and keep their protein intake
within 60~80 grams per day. If they have azotemia, they should limit the protein
intake and keep the total protein intake below 40 grams of high quality protein
with abundant necessary amino acid. Moreover, their total calorie intake should
keep 0.146 KJ/ Kg per body weight and increase the nutrition and vitamin
supplement in their diet.
The above article has listed some notices for the patients with IgA
Nephropathy. I hope those are useful for the patients. If you want to know more
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