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    How Can I Get Over Swelling Legs with IgA Nephropathy

    2014-11-02 02:53| Font Size A A A

    How Can I Get Over Swelling Legs with IgA NephropathyHow can I get over swelling legs with IgA Nephropathy? The question has become more and more common among people with this kind of kidney disease. Now. For this case, our nephrologist who work in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Treatment Center give the detailed explanation and provide the possible treatment to you.

    What is IgA Nephropathy?

    IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disorder in which antibodies called IgA deposits in your kidneys and this results in local inflammation that. Over time, may hamper your kidneys' ability to filter waste, excess water and electrolytes from your blood. In this condition, patients are more prone to suffer from various symptoms.

    How does swelling leg occur in this type of kidney disease?

    As we all know, our kidney is an important filtering organ which is packed with numerous functions. One of important functions is that the kidney is responsible to regulate fluid and discharge extra water from the body. For patients with IgA nephropathy, the damaged kidney fails to do this job and cause water retention which is the common cause of swelling in leg.

    In addition, the damaged kidneys cannot keep the balance of some elements such as sodium. Water-sodium retention is the cause of swelling. And protein in urine is also a common causes for swelling in legs.

    Well then, how can I get over swelling legs with IgA Nephropathy?

    Limit intake of water and sodium.

    Keep a low-protein diet

    Besides, the Chinese Medicine Treatment is the root treatment which is not only can relieve the symptoms but also can repair kidney damage. And also, the treatment can help patients promote blood circulation and repair damaged renal intrinsic cells. By this way, you can get a normal immune system and speed up the filtration of immune complexes. Then, swelling legs can be relieved or even stopped. More details, please talk with our online doctors directly or leave a message below and we are glad to help you.

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