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Moon Face Is Starting To Show With Steroids

2015-02-20 08:25

Moon Face Is Starting To Show With SteroidsMost patients will see a moon face after taking steroids. Corticosteroid drugs such as prednisone are commonly used to treat inflammatory conditions. These drugs are frequently prescribed because they often work quickly to stop inflammation. However, prednisone and most other steroid drugs do have several side effects. And one of the more visible effects of long term use of high dosages of prednisone is moon face or swelling in the cheeks and neck.

How do steroids lead to moon face?

Moon face happens because prednisone may cause weight gain and redistribution of fat deposits, with fat winding up in the face, abdomen and back of the neck. This may be a difficult side effect to deal with because it often makes people feel unattractive and unhappy at a time. Some of the side effects of prednisone can be avoided by minimizing the dose as much as possible with the help of your doctor. The facial roundness will typically decrease once the steroids are tapered down and discontinued.

Is there any way to stop moon face?

As the above has mentioned, steroids and other western medicines will cause many side effects and they can treat kidney disease from the root. For this reason, Chinese medicines are offered because they can heal kidneys radically but also cause no side effects. The active ingredients can come to kidney lesions directly through skin penetrant and meridian with the help of osmosis device. They have functions of dilating blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients. All these contribute to repairing kidney damage and improve kidney function. In this way, kidney disease patients can decrease the dosage of steroids. Thus, moon face and other side effects can all be alleviated.

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