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Alternative Treatment for Proteinuria in Stage 4 Lupus Nephritis

2014-04-11 01:07| Font Size A A A

As a complication of SLE, Lupus Nephritis is commonly seen in women of child bearing age. Here, we will introduce an alternative treatment for proteinuria in stage 4 lupus nephritis.

In Western medicine, doctors may prescribe patients with steroids or immunosuppressive agents to inhibit inflammatory reaction and treat protein leakage. Mostly, this kind of medicine work well on alleviating proteinuria. However, there are always some side effects: If the dosage is decreased or patients got an infection, the condition is at high risk of relapse; If stage 4 lupus nephritis take it for a long time, the immune system may become weak.

Alternative treatment for proteinuria in stage 4 lupus nephritis

In this stage, treatments should be taken to both relieve proteinuria and repair the damaged inherent cells. Otherwise, the illness condition will continue to deteriorate. Except for dietary changes, experts in this field mainly provide sufferers with blood-purification techniques, traditional Chinese medicine treatments and Western medicines.

Blood-purification technique It’s mainly used to discharge the middle molecular toxins and macromolecular toxins in stage 4 lupus nephritis. Therefore, a favorable internal environment can be created, Which type is appropriate to your condition? Please consult with our Live Doctors!

Traditional Chinese medicine treatment These therapies are used to decrease inflammatory reaction, dilate blood vessels and degrade extracellular matrixes. In this way, we can stop the disorder from progressing and get kidney function improved by repairing the damaged kidney cells.

In the meanwhile, some Western medicines are still used to control the symptoms, as the curative effect usually takes for a longer time. Eventually, proteinuria can be well managed. What’s more, it is not easy to relapse.

If you happen to be a person with stage 4 lupus nephritis and proteinuria, we sincerely hope this article can be beneficial. Anything follow-up questions, you can leave us message to Best wishes!

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