The result of clinical research about fish oil and IgA Nephropathy is so encouraging. It is proven that fish oil can help slow the progress of IgA Nephropathy and manage IgAN complications. To help people with IgA Nephropathy use fish oil correctly, kidney experts at kidney healthy web are here to give an overall introduction.
Firstly, they tell the cause of IgA Nephropathy.
IgA Nephropathy is one glomerulonephritis characterized by predominant IgA settling in glomerular mesangial area. These immune complexes cause repeated inflammatory reactions within kidneys. Then, IgA Nephropathy occurs and it aggravates gradually.
Secondly, they introduce the benefits of fish oil for IgAN patients.
Fish oil is known to contain rich omega-3 fatty acid, which is one essential fatty acid. It is effective on improving patients’ immune system and inhibiting kidney inflammation. From this point, fish oil can help prevent inflammatory reaction from damaging kidneys to some extent.
The other benefit of fish oil for IgA Nephropathy patients is to improve blood circulation. EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid, is also one unsaturated fatty acid found in fish oil. It has many protective factors for boosting blood circulation, by reducing blood viscosity, maintaining blood vascular permeability and regulating blood pressure. Therefore, fish oil can help manage IgA Nephropathy symptoms such as high blood pressure and arthritis.
Thirdly, kidney experts here give out some suggestions about the use of fish oil.
Fish oil is just one supplement for IgA Nephropathy. Just like many other foods or oils, not all people can consume fish oil. Therefore, you should pay attention to the following aspects:
- Fish oil can’t replace any medication or treatment
- Never increase your dosage without doctor’s guideline.
- If you have bleeding disease, tell the doctor immediately.
Finally, these experts teach these patients to treat their disease from the root.
As introduced by kidney experts, IgA Nephropathy results from abnormal immune system and the build up of IgA. Therefore, the fundamental treatment should be able to clear immune complexes and normalize immune system.
Maybe, you can try Micro-Chinese Medicine Hot Compress Therapy. The active ingredients of medicines can combine these immune complexes, split them and then remove them out of the body via urine. Therefore, patients can found corn-like materials in the urine after about two week’s treatment. In addition, another effect of this therapy is to correct patients’ immune system, by supplementing Qi and regulating Yin and Yang. However, whether you are suitable to use it depends on your medical case. Any question? You can write it in the below form.