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How To Treat Nephritis

2015-08-28 09:03

How To Treat NephritisThe physiological function of kidney is to discharge metabolites, adjust fluid, electrolyte and acid-based balance, secrete various active substances and maintain homeostasis. Nephritis involves immune-mediated inflammation and finally causes inflammatory reaction in kidney intrinsic cells, which can lead to kidney function decline. Well then, what is the treatment for nephritis?

1. Routine therapy

Routine therapy includes avoiding tiredness, get rid of inflammatory factor, avoiding taking some renal toxic medications, follow a healthy lifestyle and proper diet. In acute nephritis, you should follow a low sodium diet which is below 3 g per day. If your kidney function is normal, you have no need to limit protein intake. Protein intake should be restricted with azotemia. And you should consume high quality animal protein. If you have decreased urine output, you should limit fluid intake.

2. Treatment for etiology and pathogenesis

Treatment for immune pathogenesis includes glucocorticoid and immunosuppressive agents. Blood purification therapy such as Blood Plasma Therapy and Immune Absorption can effectively remove immune complexes from your body. Treatment for non-immune pathogenesis includes manage high blood pressure, high blood lipid, high blood sugar, high uric acid, obesity, proteinuria and high coagulation state in kidney. Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers may provide additional protection from progression of kidney disease.

3. Treatment for complications

Kidney disease patients often suffer from various complications like abnormal metabolites, high blood pressure, heart failure, coronary heart disease and liver cirrhosis which all can speed up the progression of kidney disease. In this condition, timely treatment is necessary.

4. Kidney replacement therapy

Kidney replacement therapy includes dialysis and kidney transplant. When you have acute or chronic kidney failure or have dialysis symptoms, dialysis should be given timely. Dialysis has two types: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis.

5. Chinese medicine treatment

Most patients are loo for alternative remedies for nephritis. Thus, they can have a try of Chinese medicine treatment such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Medicinal Soup and Mai Kang Mixture. These therapies can stop inflammatory reaction, remove immune complexes, rescue injured kidney cells and improve renal function. When kidney function is improved, relative symptoms can all get alleviated.

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