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Treatment for Lupus Nephritis with Swelling

2014-01-06 10:28

Lupus nephritis is one of serious complications of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).It is a progressive kidney disorder.As renal function declines,the patients will experience many symptoms,in which swelling is very common.

Causes of swelling in Lupus Nephritis

SLE is an autoimmune disorder,in which the immune system attacks body tissues and cells mistakenly.More than half of people with lupus will have kidney involvement.

When kidney tissues and cells become impaired and scarred,the kidneys will fail to function adequately.One of important kidney functions is to filter out extra fluid and waste products from body.When kidneys become diseased,high levels of fluid will build up in body, thus resulting in swelling.Swelling often firstly appears on low parts of the body like feet and ankle.

Treatment for lupus nephritis with swelling

To control swelling in lupus nephritis,a low-salt diet is very essential.In addition,diuretic may be prescribed which can increase urine output.

Swelling in lupus nephritis results from kidney damage and renal function decline.Therefore,to treat lupus nephritis with swelling fundamentally and completely, the patients should have treatments to control lupus nephritis to stop kidney function from worsening and then reverse kidney damage.

To attain the above treatment goals,immunotherapy and Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy will be recommended to treat lupus nephritis with swelling.

Immunotherapy can correct the immune dysfunction and help the body rebuild normal immune system.Hence,the immune system will stop attack body parts and no damage will occur to kidneys.

Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy can improve renal function and reverse kidney damage by restoring the impaired kidney tissues and cells.The active medicine ingredients can activate the self-healing system of the body. When the kidney tissues and cells are regenerated and repaired, the kidneys will function better. If so, the lupus nephritis with swelling will be controlled fundamentally.

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