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IgA Nephropathy

IGA kidney disease

IgA Nephropathy, also known as Berger’s disease, is the most common kind of glomerulonephritis which often happens when an antibody named IgA lodges in your kidneys and results in inflammatory reaction. Then over time, it will hamper the renal function to filter waste, excess water and toxins from your body. As a result, it will lead to a serious of disorders to you. In severe case, it can progress into Kidney Failure.

Causes

The causes of IgA Nephropathy are not well to understand. However, it has been proved that many factors can make contribution to this disease.

Firstly, many experts argues that this kind of disease has something to do with the immune system. IgA itself is a kind of antibody, but when they enter the kidneys. It will form immune complex and lead to immune reaction.

Secondly, various of infections including HIV infection and some bacterial infections can cause the occurrence of this disease.

Finally, it is more common in some families and in certain ethnic groups, so it has something to do with genes.

Complications

The condition of IgA Nephropathy varies from person to person. Some people suffer from this disease for years with few problems. Other people may develop one or more of the following complications.

High blood pressure: the decrease of kidney function can result to the rise of your blood pressure, and in turn, high blood pressure can make the disease worse.

Nephrotic Syndrome: this is caused by the damage of glomerular. And then a serious of clinical symptoms of kidney disease will occur, for example, protein or blood in urine, nausea and vomiting and swelling of your eyelids, legs and feet, etc.

Prognosis

The prognosis of IgA Nephropathy is influenced by varies factors. Some of the patients can be cured completely. While, about 15% to 40% of the patients may develop into chronic Kidney Failure. In general, this happens in the patients who are elder, have persistent gross hematuria, or have high blood pressure.

The above is the basic introduction of IgA Nephropathy, and if you want to know more about this disease, please Contact Us.

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IGA symptoms

In general, IgA Nephropathy does not cause obvious clinical symptoms in the early stage. However, as the progress of the illness, signs and symptoms will happen. This article will introduce the main clinical symptoms of this disease for you.

Blood in urine

Blood in urine is one of the most common symptoms. Generally, about 40%~50% of the patients will have gross hematuria. And the urine of them may be tea-colored or cola-colored, which is because a lot of red blood cells are excreted in the urine with the decrease of renal function. Besides, some others may have microscopic hematuria at intervals.

Foamy urine

When a person suffer from IgA Nephropathy, they will see foams in the toilet water. And the foams will not disappear for a long time. Usually, this is an indication of more protein in the urine.

Edema

Edema is one of the common symptoms. There will be edema in patients’ face, and eyelids especially when get up in the morning. In severe case, edema will happen in the feet, legs or even throughout the body.

Back pain

Pain your back below your ribs is also a common sign of IgA Nephropathy. And this is generally happen after the infections like respiratory tract infection, digestive tract infection and urinary tract infection.

Anemia

Due to the damage of their renal function, patients’ body can not produce enough hormone which helps to produce red blood cells. Therefore, anemia will happen. As to the patients with anemia, they may usually feel cold or fatigue.

In addition, with the decrease of the kidney function, many other symptoms will happen as well. For example, nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, poor memory and so on.

The above are main symptoms of IgA Nephropathy. As they may different from person to person, patients should go to the hospital to have a check and take related treatment. If you have one or more of the above symptoms, please talk to our toll-free Live Doctor to get more help.

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IGA kidney disease treatment

IgA Nephropathy is a common kidney disease that can lead to a serious of complications. As it is caused by the self-disorders of IgA immune factors, its treatment should focus on controlling the inflammatory reaction and removing the immune complex. At present, the effective therapies of this disease are as follows.

Immunotherapy

This is a therapy that combines Chinese and western medicine and has received great success in clinical. First, with the help of filter equipment like immunosorption, plasmapheresis and blood purification, the harmful substance can be eliminated from patients’ body. Then, it choose different kind of Chinese herbs to help repairing the damaged kidney function. If you are interested in this therapy, you can Contact Us to get the detailed introduction.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

It is an external therapy of Chinese medicine. And the feature of this therapy is that it can treat IgA Nephropathy from the root cause. On the one hand, it can send the micro-Chinese medicine directly into the renal lesions by means of osmotic equipment. In this case, the active substance of Chinese medicine will effectively restrain the immune reaction and get rid of the immune complex in body. On the other hand, Chinese medicine can also provide some nutritious substance for the restore of kidney function.

Blood Pollution Therapy

It treats kidney disease from the polluted blood instead of the kidneys. the aims of this therapy is too clear out the wastes and toxins in blood and rebuild kidney function. In this way, it can successfully eliminate the damaging IgA factors lodging in the glomerular and control the immune inflammatory reaction. Besides, it can help to rebuild the self-immunity in order to avoid the relapse of kidney disease.

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IGA kidney disease healthy livingHypertensive kidney disease is a common disease that results from the ignorance of long-term high blood pressure. So patients should form a good habit and pay attention to prevent it from the daily life. And this article will tell you how to prevent this disease in daily life.

Limit protein intake

This should be determined on the basis of the patients’ condition. In general, they should not limit the intake of protein strictly unless it is severe. However, the daily intake of protein should be less than one grams per kilogram of body weight. And the high quality protein they take, for example, lean meat, fish, milk and so on, should take up more than 50%.

Have a low-salt diet

Patients should keep their intake of salt everyday whin two grams or less. If they have high blood pressure as well as severe edema, salt intake should be completely stopped. At the same time, they should not eat the other spicy food rich in salt or sugar.

Add the intake of vitamin

All the IgA Nephropathy patients should take rich vitamin in their daily diet especially Vitamin C. This is because vitamin C can increase the absorption of iron and ease the symptoms of anemia.

Do proper exercise

Exercise can improve patients’ immunity and against virus. However, patients should pay attention to the strength and time of exercise. They can choose some mild exercise like qigong and shadowboxing.

Get plenty of sleep

Patients with IgA Nephropathy should get plenty of sleep everyday. And it is beneficial for them to rest for more than eight hours. Besides, they should keep a good mood and fight the disease actively.

The above are some good suggestion about how to live healthy for the IgA Nephropathy patients. and if you want to get more information about this disease, please Contact Us and we are ready to help you.

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