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How to Manage Fatigue in Children with IgA Nephropathy

2014-01-23 00:44| Font Size A A A

How to Manage Fatigue in Children with IgA NephropathyMany children with IgA Nephropathy are suffering from fatigue. They are easy to get tired. How to manage fatigue in Children with IgA Nephropathy?

You may wonder that IgA nephropathy is a kind of kidney disease, why would your child get fatigue. Actually, kidneys healthy is relevant to the overall health of our body. When kidneys have problem, our body will react in various of symptoms. Fatigue is one of the symptoms.

Then why would your child feel fatigue with IgA nephropathy?

It is reported that anemia is the main cause of fatigue in IgA nephropathy. Then what are the causes of anemia?

Kidneys are responsible for secreting hormones. EPO is one of the hormones that help to produce red blood cells, which will carry oxygen to the organs over our body, giving us energy to do daily work.

As we all know, IgA nephropathy is characterized by glomerulus damage with the depositing of immune complex. Since there is kidney damage, the kidneys are no longer able to make enough EPO, thus there will be less red blood cells. As a result, your child will feel fatigue due to less oxygen and energy.

How to manage fatigue in Children with IgA nephropathy?

Firstly, you should encourage your child and give him/her confidence. Though it has no direct relationship with the illness physically, it help your child build up a positive attitude.

Secondly, correct treatment is important to manage fatigue. Besides the proper diet, treatment that can help improve kidney function should be taken. Once kidney function is improved, EPO secretion will be increased, and so as to red blood cells. So anemia will be relieved and fatigue will disappear.

Here, Hot Compress therapy is recommended. This therapy is natural and safe. Your child will suffer no pain with this therapy. It does no harm to the growth of your child. This therapy is the best treatment to manage fatigue in children with IgA Nephropathy. If you are interested in this therapy, you can send an email to, I will give you the detailed information.

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