Once people are diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, they will be advised to take corticosteroids to remit your symptoms. Does it can protect your kidneys? Will it repair kidney tissues? What will it bring about for your body? Patients should know more about corticosteroids before they have taken it.
Make nephrotic syndrome clearly?
In normal situation, kidney is used to filter waste and excessive water from
your blood. Only filter waste and water can be discharged from the blood under
the function of glomeruli in kidneys. However, in patients with nephrotic
syndrome, their kidneys have been damaged by some factors, such as infection,
diabetes, high blood pressure and so on. Due to the damage, little “holes”
appear in their glomeruli. Thereby much protein is leaked from blood. And then
patients will have swelling around eyes, face, ankles and feet.
Corticosteroids for nephrotic syndrome
In many cases, corticosteroids is used to treat nephrotic syndrome in clinic.
Corticosteroids, a type of hormone, do well to block the protein leak from blood
vessels. If patients are sensitive to it, their proteinuria will be stopped
immediately and will be removed after the hormone therapy. However, some
patients cannot have a good curative effect by using corticosteroids. Or their
proteinuria will come again when they reduce the dose of corticosteroids.
Furthermore, corticosteroids lead to some side effects to people. For
example, people will have weight gain, fluid retention frequent, mood changes,
high blood pressure, osteoporosis or fragile bones, diabetes, eye disorders.
Besides, people may have risks if they stop their medicine suddenly. So if you
have corticosteroids to treat nephrotic syndrome, you should get the direction
of your doctors.
Is there any therapy to treat nephrotic syndrome instead of
Many people do not want to suffer from the side effects of corticosteroids.
Some of them find Chinese medicine give them a better effect. In our hospital,
micro-Chinese medicine Osmotherapy has been used to treat nephrotic syndrome.
Most of patients are surprised that it takes so good effect for them. Their
proteinuria and swelling can be gradually controlled by the active effect of
Maybe you want to know some details about the effect by using micro-Chinese
medicine Osmotherapy. You can consult our experts online for more information of