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Difficulty in Breathing with Lupus Nephritis: Causes and Treatment

2014-11-19 14:06

Difficulty in Breathing, Lupus NephritisHow terrible difficulty in breathing is! Some people with lupus nephritis complain they are experiencing this problem. Here we will introduce the causes and treatment for difficulty in breathing with lupus nephritis.

Causes for difficulty in breathing with lupus nephritis

Lupus nephritis is inflammation of the kidney that is caused by lupus which is an autoimmune disease. With lupus, the body’s immune system targets its own body tissues. Not only kidneys, also skin, blood vessels, heart, lungs and brain may be affected. Difficulty in breathing and other lung problems may appear when lupus involves the lungs.

When the kidneys are inflamed, they cannot function normally and can leak protein. If not controlled, lupus nephritis can lead to kidney failure. In that case, various symptoms and complications will occur with the loss in kidney function. If the excessive fluid builds up in the lungs, it may result in pulmonary edema, thus causing difficulty in breathing and other problems.

Treatment for difficulty in breathing with lupus nephritis

From the information mentioned above, we can know that the treatment must include stopping the damage to lungs and remove the excessive fluid out of body. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, the combination of Chinese medicine therapy and advanced blood purification techniques (like plasma exchange and immune adsorption) brings lupus nephritis patients new hopes. It mainly achieves the following functions:

-Eliminate those lupus in the blood and depositing in kidneys;

-Eliminate immune complexes depositing in kidneys;

-Making kidneys work again by repairing kidney damage and recovering renal function;

-Enhance immunity

In many countries, perhaps dialysis will be used to help relieve difficulty in breathing, but patients should know that dialysis can do nothing to deal with lupus in the body. The effective lupus nephritis treatment must have the ability to achieve the above functions. If you are interested in how this treatment treats lupus nephritis from the root, you can choose the way you like to contact us, we are here helping you learn more.

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