IgA Nephropathy and High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure, a common sign of IgA Nephropathy. Well then, what are the causes and what can patients do lower it? If you are eager to know the answer, let us have a look at the following parts.
Causes of hypertension
IgA Nephropathy refers to an autoimmune disease in which inflammatory reaction occur in the kidneys. In normal condition, healthy kidneys can release a kind of substance called renin, which can help regulate blood pressure. However, for people with this disorder, the damaged kidneys will lose their ability to adjust blood pressure and toxins will build up in the kidneys. As a result, hypertension is more likely to come into being.
How to lower high blood pressure in IgA Nephropathy effectively?
Medications Generally, the blood pressure should be controlled within 130/80 mm Hg. And in most cases, patients may be prescribed with some anti-hypertensive drugs like ACEI or ARBs to lower blood pressure. However, these drugs can not deal with this problem fundamentally.
Medicated bath This therapy is easy to operate, cheap and without side effects. What’s more, it can promote blood circulation and restore renal function a lot. After a period of treatment, the target of lowering blood pressure will be achieved. If you are searching for the herbal list of this treatment, you can turn to our online doctor for better suggestions.
Immunotherapy It can help rebuild the immune system and treat treat this disease from the root. More importantly, it can help lower the recurrence rate remarkably.
Except for the above tips, healthy lifestyle also means a lot. For example, they can take some aerobic exercises, quit smoking and drinking, etc.
If you happen to be a person with IgA Nephropathy and have high blood pressure, we are always here to help. Anything unclear, you can email us:email@example.com. Good luck!
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