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How Does IgA Nephropathy Cause Kidney Failure

2013-06-23 14:08

How does IgA Nephropathy cause kidney failure? IgA Nephropathy is an autoimmune disease and onset of it is closely related with immune system. Similar with other kinds of kidney problem, IgA Nephropathy also cause kidney failure if not treated well. Almost all the IgA Nephropathy patients know they are running high risk for kidney failure, but seldom of them know how IgA Nephropathy cause kidney failure as well as how to prevent kidney failure with IgA Nephropathy.

How does IgA Nephropathy cause kidney failure?

IgA Nephropathy (Berger’s Disease) is a kidney disorder marked by IgA deposition in mesangial area which occurs due to dysfunction of immune system and poor immunity. IgA deposition do not belong to our kidney, so when they deposit in mesangial area, inflammation will occur to remove them. Inflammation helps to remove IgA deposition, which is helpful for our kidneys to some extent. However, the problem is that inflammation can cause serious damages on surrounding kidney tissues. Therefore, if this condition lasts for a long time, kidney function will be impaired severely.

How to prevent kidney failure with IgA Nephropathy?

Most of the times, IgA Nephropathy patients are prescribed with immunosuppressive agents to block inflammation, so as to prevent further kidney damages. This is very helpful and illness condition can be brought under control effectively. However, this can not solve problem permanently and when patients stop taking medicines or reduce dose of medicine, illness relapses. In IgA Nephropathy cases, we know inflammation occurs due to IgA deposition in mesangial area, so only when these deposition are removed effectively, can inflammation be prevented and further kidney damages be avoided radically.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a recommended treatment for IgA Nephropathy patients. It helps to extend blood vessels, block inflammation, prevent coagulation and degrade extracellular matrixes, which is very essential for protect residual kidney tissues and remove IgA deposition. As long as IgA deposition are cleared away from kidney, further kidney damages are avoided and kidney failure is prevented effectively.

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