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What Are the Symptoms of Hypertensive Nephropathy

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2013-11-23 16:26

What Are the Symptoms of Hypertensive NephropathyIf you have suffered from high blood pressure for many years, when symptoms below appear, it may mean you have developed into Hypertensive Nephropathy. Then you should pay attention to your condition and receive treatment as early as possible, or it will result in kidney failure.

1. Edema

It is the initial symptom of Hypertensive Nephropathy. In the early stage, edema may appear just around your eyelid or ankles, but with the worsening of your condition, it may be throughout your whole body. Because your kidneys can not work properly to remove the fluid out of your body.

2. Frequent urination, especially at night.

It is also one of the early symptoms of kidney disease. High blood pressure can damage the renal tubule, which has the function of reabsorption.

3. Heavy proteinuria

Exposure to high pressure for a long time, blood vessel walls will become thick and hard, which will influence the flow of blood into the kidney. Not enough blood means not enough oxygen and nutrition, so the kidney tissues will gradually become necrosis because of ischemia and anoxia. Therefore, the kidneys cannot retain the protein and blood cells in the vessels. In the early stage, there may be only microalbuminuria, and with the worsening of kidney, there is heavy proteinuria.

4. Foamy urine

It means there are a lot of protein in the urine

5. Hypoproteinemia

Because many proteins leak into the urine, protein in the blood will decrease correspondingly.

6. Blood Urine

Blood cells leak into the urine, leading to blood urine. But in the early stage, you may not notice this symptom, because there are only few blood cells in the urine.

7. Hyperlipemia

It is because the kidneys can not regulate cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood.

Patients may also suffer from other symptoms, such as fatigue, itchy skin, nausea and vomit and so on. With the progression of kidney disease, you may bear more and more symptoms.

In order to get rid of these uncomfortable feeling, you had better control your blood pressure as soon as your are diagnosed with Hypertensive Nephropathy.



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