Almost all people with kidney disease suffer from proteinuria. What causes proteinuria and how to treat proteinuria? The two questions are often asked by patients. With time going, more and more side effects appear. Many patients turn to the natural ways to treat proteinuria. If you would like knowing such information, read on please.
What causes proteinuria?
As we all know, kidney has many functions. It is not only responsible for filtering the wastes and toxins from the body, but also preserving the useful substances, such as blood cell and protein. Once your kidneys are damaged, they can not sustain the protein in the body, resulting in proteinuria. Too much protein leaking into the urine will cause foamy urine.
Common ways to treat proteinuria
The common ways to treat proteinuria are to inhibit the inflammatory response in the kidneys. Corticosteroid, such as prednisone and prednisone are the common drugs. But over time there are many side effects, such as headache, nausea and trouble sleeping.
Natural ways to treat proteinuria
-Diet control and lifestyle changes are recommended to treat proteinuria.
To reduce the proteinuria, you should limit the intake of protein. Usually, 0.6-0.8g/kg.d is preferred. And when you eat protein, choose the high quality protein such as lean meat are fish, which produces less wastes. Besides, you had better eat food that contains high omega 3 fatty acids, which is anti-inflammatory. Fish oil and flaxseed are such food. Fresh vegetables and fruits with rich vitamins can boost your immune system and help you fight with disease.
What is more, have a good rest and keep away from staying up if you have severe proteinuria.
-Exercise is also considered very important
Exercise is also helpful for improving immune system and protect you from disease.
-Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies, such as hot compressure, medicated bath, enema therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion, cupping therapy and so on, are all natural without side effect. They can also be used to treat proteinuria.
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