Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disease with edema, massive proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidaemia. Frequent relapse is a character of Nephrotic Syndrome, especially for children. How to prevent relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome?
Why Nephrotic Syndrome relapses?
There are many factors that can contribute to the Nephrotic Syndrome relapse. The underlying cause of Nephrotic Syndrome relapse is their disordered immune system. Immunosuppressor, such as corticosteroids, cyclophosphamide, and cyclosporine are often used to include remission in Nephrotic Syndrome. But they can just inhibit the inflammatory response, while these immune complexes still deposit in the kidneys. As long as you stop taking them or reducing the dosage, it is likely to cause relapse.
What is more, you should pay attention to take care of yourself to prevent cold, infection, overwork, etc. They can also lead to relapse.
How to prevent relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome?
To prevent the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome, you should regulate your immune system.
Fresh vegetables and fruits with high vitamin is preferred, such as kiwi fruit, oranges, lemon, tomatoes, broccoli, celery, bitter melon etc. Because vitamins play a role in improving immune system so as to protect you from various diseases.
Regular exercise is also helpful for improving immune system. Type of exercise should be made according to your state of illness and your interest. Generally speaking, walking, jogging, dancing, tai chi, etc are all OK.
Though Nephrotic Syndrome relapse frequently, it does not mean your illness will recur. Keeping a good mentality can help you live more healthy.
-Alternative treatment to immunosuppressor
Immunosuppressor is not the only way to treat Nephrotic Syndrome. Immunotherapy can take place of it. This therapy can not only control these symptoms, but also regulate your immune system and clear these immune complexes so as to stop the inflammatory response.
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