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Importance of Self-care for Lupus Nephritis Patients

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-10-27 10:17

Importance of Self-care for Lupus Nephritis PatientsLupus Nephritis is a terrible secondary disease caused by SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), especially for female patients. As it worsens , it will lead to many serious problems for patients. But there are no specific treatments that can be used to cure patient’s disease. In clinic, symptomatic treatments are commonly used to control and relieve patient’s disease condition. Besides, some ways of self-care are also useful for them to delay the exacerbation of renal damage. Online Doctor can help you learn more about your disease condition and some healthy living styles directly and quickly for free.

1. Proper diet

Enough nutrition for Lupus Nephritis are necessary,like protein, vitamin and minerals,and so on. A light diet is good for patient’s disease condition. Water and salt intake should be limited properly. Avoid smoking,liquor or other spicy foods. If patients are diagnosed with osteoporosis, vitamin D is beneficial for them.

2. Proper Exercise

Exercise can promote the blood circulation, increase cardio-pulmonary function and keep the tenacity of muscle and skeleton. So it is helpful for anybody. Walking, Chi gong are suitable for patients. Avoiding over fatigue can ease patient’s disease condition. But arthritic patients are not suitable to do exercise.

3. Avoid insolation

4. Prevent infection

The use of steroid or immunosuppressant will reduce immunity, causing infections being easy to be infected. RTI (respiratory tract infection), UTI, Gastrointestinal tract infection and so on are common during the disease.

5. Adjust mood

Positive Emotion is conducive to patient’s disease.

These methods can help patients delay the worsening of renal damage and prolong their life.

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