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Immunotherapy for Lupus Nephritis And Stage 3 Kidney Disease

2013-11-15 11:00

Lupus nephritis is secondary to lupus and it is a progressive disorder. When the lupus patients develop stage 3 kidney disease, the kidneys are impaired moderately with a host of early symptoms like high blood pressure, edema,anemia, bone disease etc. Immunotherapy is a recommended treatment for lupus nephritis and stage 3 kidney disease.

Lupus Nephritis and stage 3 kidney disease

Lupus is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system fails to work adequately and attacks different body parts. Around 50% of lupus patients develop various kidney damage degree.The abnormal immune response can cause inflammation of glomeruli, thus resulting in renal function decline. In lupus nephritis with stage 3 kidney disease, a part of glomeruli are involved and affected.

Immunotherapy for lupus nephritis and stage 3 kidney disease

Immunotherapy has been applied to treat a number of aliments and has showed remarkable curative effects in clinic.

Immunotherapy can suppress the abnormal immune response in kidneys to stop further immune damage to glomeruli.Hence,it can stop renal function decline.

The therapy can correct the immune dysfunction and rebuild normal immune system of the body.Thereby,the immune system will stop attacking kidneys and other body parts.

It can activate the self-healing system of the body and increase the secretion of growing factors.If the impaired kidney tissues can be regenerated,renal function will be enhanced remarkably.In some cases,kidney damage in stage 3 kidney disease in lupus nephritis can be reversed.

After the above treatment,the patients will have remarkable improvements.In short term, the clinical signs like edema, nausea and vomiting, fatigue etc will be relieved.

In long term,the levels of creatinine and BUN will decline.Renal function and GFR will increase.

If you are interested in the above treatment and want to learn more about immunotherapy, you can email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  .

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