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Will IgA Nephropathy Threaten Patients' Life

2015-11-26 16:45

IgA Nephropathy basics, IgA Nephropathy, Will IgA Nephropathy Threaten Patients' LifeWill IgA Nephropathy threaten patients' life? Actually, IgA Nephropathy occurs when the buildup of immunoglobulin A (IgA) causes inflammatory reactions within glomerular mesangial area. When kidneys are unable to filter blood normally, patients must suffer from a series of health problems.

IgA Nephropathy results from immune disorder, but different patients have different prognosis based on the severity and extent of kidney damage. In some cases, patients can get completely clinical remission, while in some other cases, IgA Nephropathy progresses into end stage kidney failure gradually.

Will IgA Nephropathy threaten patients' life?

Patients usually won't be in danger of life unless their disease aggravates into end stage, in which failed kidneys must cause damage to many organs such as heart, liver, nerve, brain, and so on. Some of these problems are so serious that may threaten patients' life, if uncontrolled effectively.

How to improve IgA Nephropathy patients' prognosis?

According to the characteristics of IgA Nephropathy, the method that can improve patients' prognosis should start from several aspects.

1. Follow a scientific diet plan: Although fit food is unable to cure this disease, but it indeed can help slow down the progression of IgA Nephropathy and manage patients' complications.

2. Form healthy living habits: If you are used to smoking, drinking alcohol or having irregular sleeping schedule, you should modify your living habits.

3. Keep IgA Nephropathy from worsening: Proteinuria, high blood pressure, hematuria, and so on are common complications of IgA Nephropathy. If patients have these problems, they should take correct medications to manage them.

4. Repair damaged kidney cells: only the damaged kidney cells are repaired, the patient can have a change to improve their kidney function and get a better prognosis.

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