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Heavy Proteinuria Means Nephrotic Syndrome

2013-07-25 11:02

If you are told to have massive protein in urine (>3.5g/24h), you are probably suffering Nephrotic Syndrome, as heavy proteinuria is the characteristic clinical manifestation of Nephrotic Syndrome.

What is heavy proteinuria?

Proteinuria refers to the presence of excessive protein in urine and heavy proteinuria is diagnosed when more than 3.5grms of protein leak into urine within 24 hours. Proteinuria is an abnormal illness condition and heavy proteinuria usually occurs as a symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome.

What is Nephrotic Syndrome?

Actually, Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent illness, but a group of clinical manifestations, including proteinuria, swelling, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidemia. Similar with other kinds of kidney problem, Nephrotic Syndrome also progresses to kidney failure if not treated timely and effectively, so timely diagnosis and effective treatment is very essential.

Effects of proteinuria in Nephrotic Syndrome

Protein is essential for a healthy body. It helps to build body tissues, keep skin, hair and nails healthy and fight against harmful substances. Also, it serves us as a good source of energy. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, when large amounts of protein are lost from urine, they life activity will be affected seriously. For instance, they may become susceptible to various illness due to low immunity. Moreover, although proteinuria occurs as a result of kidney damages, it aggravates kidney damages and accelerates illness condition to kidney failure stage. Thereby, a good management of proteinuria is very beneficial for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

How to treat heavy proteinuria in Nephrotic Syndrome?

In Nephrotic Syndrome, proteinuria occurs as glomerular filtration membrane which plays the role of filtering blood and reserve nutrition in blood is damaged, so repairing kidney damages is the key point to treat proteinuria. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has been proven to be able to repair injured kidney intrinsic cells, so this treatment can be applied to help Nephrotic Syndrome patients to achieve the goal of repairing kidney damages.(watch video about Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy)

Besides, to receive better treatment effects, Nephrotic Syndrome patients also need to arrange a beneficial diet, as improper diet will increase kidney burden and produce direct bad influence on illness condition. With different illness condition, patients need to ingest different amounts of protein, so you can consult our consultant online for the proper protein intake on the basis of your specific illness condition. Though patients need to ingest different protein everyday, but about 60% of protein should be high quality protein, as it not only helps to meet basic physical demand and meanwhile produce less wastes. In our daily life, high quality protein cna be found in lean meat, egg white, fish and milk and so on.

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