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What Are the Risk Factors for Chronic Nephritis

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What Are the Risk Factors for Chronic NephritisChronic Nephritis, or Glomerulonephritis, is inflammation of the glomeruli, which are structures in your kidneys. Once kidneys are damaged, patients are prone to suffer from Here we mainly talk about one topic “ what are the risk factors for chronic nephritis”.

As we all know, kidneys are important organs of our body which are endowed with numerous functions. It can help discharge extra wastes and fluid from the body; it can regulate blood pressure, produce enough EPO and produce urine and so on. However, when kidneys are damaged by some factors like infection, allergic to medicines, HSP, etc, Chronic nephrits may occur. Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can be life-threatening and requires immediate and effective treatments. Otherwise, patients are at high risk of getting the conditions below.

1. Suffer numerous symptoms

In the early stage of kidney damage, you may be asymptomatic. However, along with progression of illness condition, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms, such as high blood pressure, swelling, itchy skin, nausea, back pain, blood in urine, shortness of breath, abdominal pain and so on.

2. Kidney Failure

As a matter of fact, the chronic form of GN can develop over several years with no or very few symptoms. This can cause irreversible damage to your kidneys and ultimately lead to complete Kidney Failure.

3. Pass down in families

Some glomerulonephritis is passed down in families. Therefore, it is important to learn well your family history and take immediate measures.

4. Weak immune system

The disease also can worsen your immune system. With a low immunity, you are more likely to suffer from cold, fever, or infection, which can cause further kidney damage.

With so many risks, patients have to pay highly attention to their daily diet, lifestyle and treatments. In our Treatment center, Immunotherapy is a biological therapy which helps use the immune system to control the inflammation on kidneys. This helps delay the progression of Nephritis. To get the therapy, please do feel free to contact us: or Whatsapp/Viber +8615512139310! We are glad to help you!

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