Top 4 Ways to Prevent Membranous Nephropathy
Membranous Nephropathy refers to a kidney disorder characterized by thickened glomerular membrane basement within the damage within the kidneys. Then, are there some effective preventive measures?
At Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, nephrologists recommend patients with the following four ways:
1. A well-balanced diet
Honestly speaking, the dietary management should be light and digestible. To prevent edema and hypertension, the intake of salt should not be that much; Eat some fresh fruits and vegetables; Follow a moderate high-quality diet, such as, lean meat, egg white and so on. For individualized advice, you are welcomed to consult with our Live Doctor immediately!
2. Pay attention to rest and avoid over strain
It’s very important for patients to balance work and rest. At the same time, to increase the immunity and build strong bones, they also need to take some weight-bearing exercises, for instance, walking, jogging, climbing stairs, Tai Chi, etc.
3. Do regular check-ups
During drug therapy, it’s also essential to do some check-ups to observe renal pathological changes and measure renal function. And the tests may include urine test, blood test, kidney function test, kidney biopsy, ultrasound, MRI and so on. Besides, certain nephrotoxic drugs should also be avoided.
4. Protect residual renal function
●Infections Various infections like urinary tract infection, skin infection, upper respiratory infection can worsen the illness condition. Thereby, some powerful antibiotics may be sought for.
●Thrombus and other complications It is generally believed that when the plasma albumin is lower than 20g/L, the risk of presenting thrombus is increased. Besides, they also need to prevent acute kidney failure, if not, their life may be threatened.
If you happen to be a person with membranous nephropathy, we do believe the above mentioned four ways can be helpful. Anything unclear, please leave us message to email@example.com. Best regards!
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