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Lupus nephritis is divided into 6 stages, in which stage 4 lupus nephritis is both of the most severe, and the most common subtype.An early and aggressive treatment can help halt the disease progression and protect renal function. What is an effective treatment for stage 4 lupus nephritis?
Stage 4 lupus nephritis
Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease of the immune system. In stage 4 lupus nephritis, more than half of glomeruli are involved.It is featured with immune deposits in kidneys and mesangial changes.Clinical symptoms mainly include hematuria, proteinuria, Nephrotic Syndrome, hypertension etc.
Treatment for stage 4 lupus nephritis
The medical therapy for lupus nephritis depends on the severity of the disease.Corticosteroids are, in general, prescribed.More severe disease requires treatment with immunosuppressive agents.These drugs can suppress the immune system activity and inflammatory response temporarily. However, the disease is very likely to relapse if the patients stop using the medicine or reducing its dose.
Additionally, treatments for the symptoms of lupus nephritis are adopted. Antihypertensive drugs, diuretic, etc are commonly used to treat the conditions.
Alternative treatment for stage 4 lupus nephritis
Lupus is a disease of immune system.As the immune system can not function normally, it attacks the healthy cells mistakenly. When the kidney is involved, it can cause Lupus Nephritis.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an alternative treatment for stage 4 lupus nephritis. It works in the following ways to treat the disease.
1.Micro-Chinese medicine can degrade the immune deposits and then they will be filtered from blood.
2. It can correct immune dysfunction and rebuild normal immune system. The immune system can recover its normal protective function.
3. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can suppress the inflammatory response and abnormal activity of immune system.
4. Activate self-healing system in body and improve renal function.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can treat stage 4 lupus nephritis effectively, thus stopping the progression of disease.