Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

What Should I Do to Lessen the Protein Leakage in My Urine with IgA Nephropathy


2013-11-29 09:09

What Should I Do to Lessen the Protein Leakage in My Urine with IgA NephropathyProtein leakage in urine is also known as proteinuria. For patients with IgA Nephropathy, proteinuria is a common symptom. Controlling protein leakage plays an important role in slowing down progression to the end stage renal disease and get rid of dialysis and kidney transplant. Therefore, what should we do to lessen the protein leakage?

What causes protein leakage?

IgA is a kind of immune complex. If they deposit in glomerular messangial area, they will lead to inflammatory reaction. As a result, kidney tissues will be gradually damaged. As we all know, one of the functions of kidney is to retain water and beneficial substances, such as sodium, potassium, protein etc. Once kidneys are damaged, they can not hold protein in the blood and leak into the urine.

Treatment for protein leakage in urine

Generally speaking, it is recommended to take a low but high quality protein diet if you have IgA Nephropathy. 0.6-0.8g/kg per day is preferred. If you are taking dialysis, the protein intake may be increased to 1.2-1.5g/kg per day. Too much protein intake will increase the burden on kidneys and worsen kidney disease.

Besides dietary therapy, attention should also be paid to medication. Natural medicines without side effects are suggested. The fundamental treatment is to remove the IgA form the glomerular messangial area and improve kidney function. Immunotherapy can clean these immune complexes through various blood purification and improve immune system with traditional Chinese medicine. As long as the kidney function recovers, protein leakage stops.

When there is heavy proteinuria, it is not necessary for you to be over worried; If there is only little proteinuria, you should also not neglect. You had better consult your doctor to make corresponding treatment plan to treat proteinuria as early as possible. Only in this way, can you eliminate the damage to kidneys.



If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.



What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

Name:
Country:
(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us

IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy Questionnaire
patient story

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment
diet&fitness