What is proteinuria?
Proteinuria refers to a medical condition in which excess protein (more than 150mg a day) are detected in urine.
How does Nephropathy Syndrome cause proteinuria?
Nephrotic Syndrome is not a indepent kidney problem and it refers to a group of clinical manifestations which are proteinuria, edema, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidemia.
In Nephrotic Syndrome, excess protein leak into urine because of damaged glomerular filtration membrane which displays the role of filtering blood. In normal cases, protein can not pass through this membrane; however for people with Nephrotic Syndrome, this membrane is damaged seriously and as a result, protein pass through casually. Proteinuria is diagnosed when there are excess protein in urine.
How does proteinuria accelerate Nephrotic Syndrome to kidney failure?
Although proteinuria is just one of the symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome, in turn, it can accelerate illness condition to kidney failure. In Nephrotic Syndrome, large amounts of protein leak into urine and under such a condition, other healthy kidney tissues have to work more hardly to stop them. When this condition lasts a long time, other kidney tissues will be damaged as well because of heavy burden. Therefore, it is of great importance for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to control proteinuria.
How to effectively control proteinuria caused by Nephrotic Syndrome?
In Nephrotic Syndrome, proteinuria occurs because of damaged glomerular filtration membrane, so repairing injured membrane is essential for tight control of proteinuria. At present, only Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy shows treatment effects in repairing kidney damages, so Nephrotic Syndrome patients can have a try about this medical treatment method.
Besides, high intake of protein will cause high leakage of protein, so limiting protein intake is also necessary. With different illness condition, Nephropathy Syndrome patients need to ingest different amount of protein, so please adjust protein intake according to the specific illness condition.
Also, remember to bring all the symptoms under control, as they can worsen kidney condition and cause more protein in urine.
Nephrotic Syndrome deteriorates to kidney failure directly if we do not take any medical measures to control proteinuria. Therefore, to live a better life in the following days, it is of great importance for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to have a good control about proteinuria symptom.
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