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How to Treat Swelling Around the Eyes for Nephrotic Syndrome

2013-09-17 09:09

How to Treat Swelling Around the Eyes for Nephrotic SyndromeBecause of fluid and sodium retention and the heavy loss of protein in urine, swelling around the eyes is a typical symptom for Nephrotic Syndrome, both in children and adults. If severe, swelling around the eyes may cause blurred vision. For this reason, it is very necessary to deal with this symptom.

The treatment should depend on the causes

Characterized by the increase of glomerular basement membrane permeability, Nephrotic Syndrome often leads to a lot of protein leak from the blood to form proteinuria. This can cause the decline of plasma colloid osmotic pressure so that more water will enter into tissue space from blood vessels. The heavy loss of protein is the main cause of swelling for Nephrotic Syndrome.

Besides, the increase of blood volume and decline of plasma rennin may the sign of primary factors to cause fluid and sodium retention for Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Both of these two factors can cause swelling in lower legs, feet, hands and around the eyelids.

How to treat swelling around the eyes for Nephrotic Syndrome?

Since fluid and sodium retention and heavy loss of protein in urine due to diseased glomerular basement membrane are the causes, the treatment should include the following aspects:

1. Restrict the intake of fluid and sodium: Generally, 1-4g of salt intake one daily is considered as a low-sodium diet. If your swelling is severe, the intake of salt should be restricted more. As for the amount of water intake, it depends on your urine output and kidney function. If you don’t know how much fluid and sodium you can take every day, you can email to our dietitian: kidneyabc@hotmail.com and they can help you find the answer.

2. Repair damaged glomerular basement membrane: This step can prevent protein from leaking, so as to increase plasma colloid osmotic pressure and deal with swelling around the eyes fundamentally. It means kidneys can filter out wastes and toxins properly when glomerular basement membrane is repaired. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an easy therapy to handle at home after a systemic test that is worth a try for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to improve their kidney function and ease their symptoms.

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