How to Live Healthy with IgA Nephropathy

How to Live Healthy with IgA Nephropathy For patients with IgA Nephropathy, they should realize that healthy lifestyle play a significant role in the whole treatment. If you are interested in this topic, follow me and you will find a satisfied answer below.

Low-protein diet

For patients with this disorder, they should realize that excessive intake of protein will put extra pressure on the damaged kidneys. And the intake of protein should be controlled within 0.6-0.8g/kg per day. However, they are suggested to take some eat some high-quality protein foods, such as lean meat, milk, egg and so on.

Low-salt diet

If patients are experiencing serious edema, they should obey low-salt diet. On the one hand, it can help alleviate swelling. On the other hand, the risk of having high blood pressure can be lowered.

Except for the above suggestions on diet, patients should eat more fresh vegetables and fruits like apple, pear, watermelon and so on. Meanwhile, they should avoid eating spicy foods, pickled foods and stimulating foods like hot pepper and so on. However, as the illness condition varies, the diet management should be different. For more detailed information, you can email and our experts will reply you soon.

Proper physical activity

IgA patients should try to balance work and rest and avoid taking strenuous exercises. However, they can take some proper exercises like walking, swimming, tai chi, etc to strengthen their physical fitness and improve immunity.

Quit drinking and smoking

In daily life, patients should quit drinking and smoking. Because they can worsen the illness condition and cause damage to other organs, such as lung, heart, etc.

If you happen to be a person with IgA Nephropathy, we are always here to help. Except for the above suggestions, we also provide effective treatments at our Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital, such as Immunotherapy and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Any questions about this article, you are welcomed to leave us message below or consult with our online doctor directly.

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