How to Prevent the Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome
Nephrotic Syndrome relapses easily, and even can be caused by a mild cold. well, why Nephropathy Nephropathy relapses frequently? And how to prevent the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome?
Why Nephrotic Syndrome relapses frequently?
Different from many other kinds of kidney disease like Diabetic Nephropathy, Hypertensive Nephropathy, Polycystic Kidney Disease and Lupus Nephritis which are a single disease, Nephrotic Syndrome refers to a group of clinical manifestations: proteinuria, edema, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidemia. Therefore, Nephrotic Syndrome is diagnosed when kidney disease patients have the above several clinical manifestations.
Nephrotic Syndrome can be primary or secondary. According to clinical studies, in more than 95% of kidney disease cases, kidney damages are caused by inflammation which occurs when immune complex, combination of antigen and antibody, deposit in kidney. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, they are usually prescribed with immunosuppressive agents to block inflammation, which can help to avoid further kidney damages. However, as these medicines fail to remove immune complexes in kidney, inflammation occurs again when patients stop taking medicines or reduce medicine dose. Nephrotic Syndrome relapses with the repeated occurrence of inflammation.
How to prevent relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome?
For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, their illness condition repeats frequently, because immune complexes in their kidney are not removed and their immune system are not normalized. Without strong and normal immune system, more and more immune complexes are formed and deposit in kidney, leading to the repeat occurrence of inflammation. Therefore, if Nephrotic Syndrome patients want to avoid relapse radically, aside from controlling symptoms and adjusting diet, they also need to normalize their immune system, improve their immunity and remove immune complexes that have deposited in the kidney. Only in this way, can inflammation and relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome be prevented effectively.
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