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How Can I Reduce Swelling in My Face from Nephrotic Syndrome

2015-09-08 10:07| Font Size A A A

How Can I Reduce Swelling in My Face from Nephrotic SyndromeIf you happen to be a Nephrotic Syndrome patient, you may notice swelling around your eyes, face and ankles or feet. Swelling face, also known as moonface not only cause pain for patients but also affect the patient’s beauty. How can I reduce swelling in my face with the disorders? Now, let’s learn some natural Treatments. Any questions, you can email to us at and we will do our best to help you.

The causes of swollen face in nephrotic syndrome.

Actually, nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease, including proteinuria, swelling, hyperlipemia and hypoproteinemia. As for the edema in face, it can be caused by the following two factors:

1. Proteinruia: protein leakage induces low plasma protein osmotic pressure, so excessive amount of fluid retains in loose tissues. As a result, swelling will occur.

2. Water-sodium retention: kidneys are excretory organs and one of the basic functions is to remove extra fluid. However, when kidneys fail to remove extra water from the body effectively, swelling will also occur in patients’ face, ankles, feet or legs.

How to reduce swelling in face for patients?

On the basis of the causes, our kidney experts from Beijing Tongshantang Hospital recommend the following treatment options.

1. Diet Therapy

Generally speaking, the requirements include low-protein diet and low-sodium diet. In addition, it is also important to limit intake of daily fluid.

2. Natural treatments

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy absorbs the advantages of Chinese medicines. This therapy uses some Chinese medicines that can combine, split and dissolve immune complexes from the body, repair damaged kidney cells and rebuild kidney filtering structure. When kidneys can do their work normally, then, their moonface will be eased from the root.

3. Healthy lifestyles

During the swelling period, patients should pay attention to their daily lifestyles. Patients should keep away from smoking, drinking and staying up. It is important to have a good rest for patients. When the lay in the bed, the head should be higher than the horizontal line of the body.

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