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Lupus Nephritis, Proteinuria 2+: How To Treat It

2015-03-28 07:50

Lupus Nephritis, Proteinuria 2+: How To Treat ItCan lupus nephritis be cured? What to do if lupus nephritis (LN) relapses? Most patients consult this question. It is not so difficult to treat it but the key point is you should find the correct treatment to treat it.

Lupus nephritis is the main complication of systemic lupus erythematosus. The traditional remedy is to take steroids and cyclophosphamide. When urinalysis is near to normal, steroid dosage should be reduced but steroids should be taken for the rest of your life. The side effects will appear and some people will experience high blood pressure, moon face and buffalo hump. Besides, steroids will also lead to diabetes, osteoporosis and hypercoagulability of blood. Long term of sufferings bring huge impact and economic burden to the family.

Generally speaking, the treatment for lupus nephritis is comprehensive treatment to help patients gain their health. Therefore, combination of traditional Chinese and western medicine is used to treat lupus nephritis. Western medicines like steroids and cyclophosphamide are used to control the symptoms like infection, high blood pressure and proteinuria, etc. These symptoms can get controlled quickly and effectively. However, they are also easy to relapse because the root cause of kidney disease has not be treated. Chinese medicines can treat lupus nephritis radically and avoid relapse. The active ingredients in Chinese medicines have functions of repairing kidney damage and improving renal function through anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation, extending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, promoting DNA replication of damaged kidney inherent cells and proving nutrition for damaged kidneys. Patients just need to lie on the bed to take this remedy which is like Chinese massage and feels comfortable.

Chinese medicine and western medicine can be combined together to treat lupus nephritis and alleviate proteinuria 2 plus. If you have any question, please feel free to consult our online doctor or leave a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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