Daily Care for Patients with FSGS

Daily Care for Patients with FsgsFor patients with FSGS, they should realize the importance of daily care. Then what are the beneficial suggestions? Please keep in mind the following tips.

FSGS refers to lesion in the filter known as glomeruli. In some cases, it may progress into nephrotic syndrome. If the latter disorder occurs, the risk of having swelling, massive proteinuria, hyperlipidemia and hypoproteinemia will be elevated. To avoid progressive loss of kidney function, patients should take measures in these aspects.

Proper diet

As the old saying goes, “illness find its way in by the mouth”. Therefore, patients should pay much attention to healthy diet. In general, the diet plan can be low in protein, salt, phosphorus and potassium. If some of them are presenting swelling, they should ingest less salt to lowering the risk of fluid restriction. However, as the illness condition varies, it is better for patients to make a proper diet with the help of doctors.

Moderate exercises

If the illness condition is stable, patients are recommended to take some moderate exercises, which is beneficial for their health. Such as, walking, jogging, swimming and so on. In addition, they should try to avoid some vigorous exercises and pay attention to rest.

Avoid colds and infections

Colds and infections are two leading factors for the relapse of FSGS. Accompanied with long-term use of steroids, their immunity is relatively poor, so suffers are more likely to be infected, such as, urinary tract infection, upper respiratory infection, etc.

Except for the above tips, they should also keep a positive attitude and have confidence in dealing with this disorder. Besides, patients should quit smoking and drinking.

The above are some tips for patients with FSGS, and we really hope you can benefit a lot. For more detailed information, you can email us:kidneyfight@hotmail.com or consult with our online doctor directly. Best wishes!


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