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What are the Causes of Edema in Kidney Disease and How to Treat It

2016-07-01 15:56

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body. As one of the most common symptoms of kidney disease, it means a lot for kidney disease patient.

What are the causes of edema in kidney disease?

There are two causes of edema in kidney disease:1. The glomerular rate declines but the renal tubular reabsorption is still good. This can cause fluid and sodium retention. In this condition, the permeability of blood capillaries throughout the body increase and is seen commonly in glomerulonephritis.

2. The decline of plasma osmotic pressure is another cause swelling for kidney disease patients. When a large amount of protein leaks from kidney into urine, the concentration of plasma protein will become low. Then, swelling occurs easily along with.

How to treat edema in kidney disease?

To keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill.

Even though the above treatment options can help ease swelling, they can’t do anything for damaged kidney cells. Only if kidney function is improved successfully can swelling be treated thoroughly.

The treatment Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Toxin-Removing Treatment have good effect in repairing the damaged kidney cells, with the help of those two treatments, the kidney disease patient can remove edema in kidney disease gradually.

If you want to know more details about those treatments for kidney disease or want to treat edema in kidney disease, you can send email to us, we will try our best to help you.

Our email: sjzkidneyhospital@hotmail.com

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