Will Membranous Nephropathy Cause High Blood Pressure
Membranous Nephropathy, a common cause of Nephrotic Syndrome. As the disease progresses, symptoms like swelling, blood in urine, etc may come into being. Well, will high blood pressure occur in membranous nephropathy.
As an autoimmune disorder, it is mainly characterized by the deposition of immune complexes in the epithelial cell of filtering units, then, inflammatory response will occur. As time goes by, kidney damage will get worse.
Causes of high blood pressure in membranous nephropathy
1. In right condition, kidneys are responsible for the secretion of a hormone called renin, which helps regulate blood pressure. However, in membranous nephropathy, due to decline of renal function, there will be more renin, in this way, blood pressure elevates.
2. As kidneys fail to keep the balance of electrolytes and water, retention of water and sodium is more likely to appear. In this condition, hypertension appear easily.
3. As mentioned above, due to damage to the glomeruli, less useful substances like proteins will be preserved by the kidneys. And excess fluid will move into interstitial tissues, resulting in high blood pressure.
How to treat hypertension in membranous nephropathy?
Mostly, this symptom can be well managed by certain medicines, such as, ACE Inhibitors, ARBs, diuretics, beta-blockers, etc. Even though, the underlying cause still exists there.
Therefore, effective treatment should focus on improving renal function. At Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital, experts strongly recommend hot compress therapy. By degrading extracellular matrixes, promoting blood circulation, anti-coagulation and supporting original Qi, kidney function can be enhanced gradually. By taking this therapy, hypertension can be controlled well. For more information, please email to email@example.com. And you will get a satisfied answer within 48 hours.
Besides, blood pressure can be lowered by taking the above methods: Control your body weight; Quit smoking and drinking; Follow a healthy diet, eat fresh fruits and vegetables, limit the amount of sodium and so on; Take aerobic exercises regularly.
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