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Life Span of Patients Having Nephrotic Syndrome

2013-07-23 11:20

Life Span of Patients Having Nephrotic SyndromeLife span is the biggest concern for people having life-threatening illness. Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney problem that can lower patients’ life quality and shorten their life span. Well, what is the life span of patients having Nephrotic Syndrome? What can they do to live longer with this life-threatening illness?

Life span of patients having Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is refers to the illness condition that can cause massive protein in urine, severe fluid retention, low protein level in blood and high lipid level in blood. It shortens patients’ life span by affecting kidney from working normally. Kidney plays a crucial role for us to live healthily. Once kidney function is impaired severely, we will experience various discomforts. What is worse, our other internal organs will be threatened or damaged badly. We can not live normally without functioning and healthy organs.

What can Nephrotic Syndrome patients do to live longer?

Since impaired kidney function is the root cause for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to experience annoying symptoms as well as develop other health problems, improving kidney function is essential for increasing life span.

For patients have Nephrotic Syndrome, to live a better and longer life, they need to:

1. Protect residual kidney tissues and kidney function, so as to avoid deterioration of illness condition. Herbal treatments like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be used in this part.

2. Bring all the symptoms like proteinuria, swelling, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidemia under control, which plays an important part for slowing down illness progression. Various oral medicines can be used to achieve this goal.

3. Arrange a beneficial diet. Diet is an important part of a comprehensive treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome, as improper diet may increase kidney burden and deteriorate illness condition. With Nephrotic Syndrome, patients usually need to adjust protein intake, fluid intake, fat intake and eat less salt. (For detailed diet information for Nephrotic Syndrome, you can leave message to

Nephrotic Syndrome is deadly, especially when it develops to advanced stage. Therefore, it is of great importance for patients to receive treatment as quickly as possible after the diagnosis to increase their life span.

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