High Blood Pressure in Patients with FSGS
For patients with FSGS, they usually experience high blood pressure. And this symptom will affect their life to a large extent, therefore, knowing its causes and treatments are very important. Then, please read on and you can find the answer.
Causes of hypertension in FSGS
In normal condition, healthy kidneys in our body can help filter out excessive fluids and maintain the balance of blood pressure. However, in FSGS, the filters known as glomeruli become scarred and the kidneys fail to work normally. As a result, excessive fluids will accumulate in the body and high blood pressure occurs.
In addition, due to renal ischemia and anoxia, the damaged kidneys will produce more renin, which can contract blood vessels indirectly and lead to hypertension.
How to treat high blood pressure in FSGS?
Medications. Generally, the ideal blood pressure level should be controlled at 130/80 mm Hg. To reach this goal, the following medicines may be helpful, such as, ACE Inhibitor or ARBs, diuretics, beta blockers, etc. If you are not clear about the dosages, please consult with our online doctor directly.
Healthy diet. In most cases, patients with this disorder are recommended to obey a low-salt diet, and the intake of salt should be 2-3g per day. Besides, effective control of protein, potassium, and phosphorus are also helpful. Any interests about the diet management, you can choose to email us:email@example.com. After careful study, we will provide you an individualized diet plan.
Moderate exercises. Except for the above methods, moderate exercises are also helpful. And the exercises can be walking, jogging, swimming, etc.
For those with FSGS, the occurrence of high blood pressure has close connection with loss of renal function. So, when the damaged kidney function is restored, hypertension can be well managed. And Immunotherapy is just such a proper treatment. For more detailed information, you can leave us message below. Good luck!
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