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Is Hemodialysis Appropriate for Kidney Failure due to IgA Nephropathy

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Is Hemodialysis Appropriate for Kidney Failure due to IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy is a kind of kidney disease, which is caused by immune disorder. When the disease develops into Kidney Failure, hemodialysis may be recommended to prolong the life expectancy. However, is this treatment appropriate?

See the benefits and side effects of hemodialysis below:


Hemodialysis works to replace certain function of your kidney. In the therapy, patients’ blood goes through a special filter to remove wastes and extra fluids. In this way, it helps control blood pressure and regulates important chemicals in the blood, such as sodium and potassium.

Side effects

When patient are on dialysis, patients are at high risk of the following side effects:

1. Bleeding

2. Low blood pressure or high blood pressure

3. Irregular heart beat

4. Infection

5. Nausea and vomiting

6. Muscle cramps

7. Headache

Though hemodialysis can lengthen patients’ lives to a certain degree, it fails to treat the underlying cause. Are there any alternative treatments? Luckily, experts of our center have bring patients with good news.

Blood Pollution Therapy

In the first step, advanced blood purification techniques are used to excrete immunoglobulin A and other toxins out of the blood.

In the second step, necessary nutrients are provided to maintain normal blood circulation. When the blood system works normally, it can help improve the ischemia-hypoxia state of kidneys effectively.

At the last step, the process is aimed at making sure the blood won’t be polluted again, eventually, the goal of repairing the injured renal cells can be obtained.

This is a comprehensive therapy, which combines advantages of Chinese and Western medicine effectively. Thus, it can achieve a better therapeutic effect. If you are interested in it, free feel to email us

All in all, hemodialysis has its benefits in treating kidney failure caused by IgA nephropathy. And patients should weigh the pros and cons before taking any treatments. For moe info, please fill out the form below. Good luck!

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