Top Seven Facts about Hormonotherapy for Treating Kidney Disease
As is well-known that more than 95% of the kidney disease is some kind of immune diseases, the existing medications or therapies for those illnesses are hormonotherapy and immunosuppressant etc. One thing we have to admit is that those drugs contribute a lot to the treatment of immune disease, whereas, their adverse effects and recurrence really terrify us. If you are the truth digger, then this is may be the right article for you.
Top One Adverse Effect: the disorders of substance metabolism and water- sodium metabolism
A long-term and widely application of hormones can trigger the disorders of substance metabolism as well as water-salt metabolism, and is responsible for the adrenal cortical hyperfunction syndrome. Symptoms are swelling, hypokalemia, high blood pressure, glycosuria, thinning of the skin, moon face, buffalo bump, central obesity, crinosity, acne, myasthenia and amyotrophy etc. Hormones inhibit the protein synthesis, and thus slow the wound healing.
Top Two Side Effects: induce or aggravate the infections
Hormonotherapy can suppress the immune system and has no antibiotic action. That explains why the long-term use may contribute to the induction and aggravation of infections. To kidney disease patient, sometimes, the infection can be fatal.
Top three: complications of digestive system
The drugs provoke the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin; meanwhile, they are working to restrain the secretion of mucus. Consequently, the immunity of mucus is lowered and then peptic ulcer is triggered or intensified.
Top Four: complications of cardiovascular system
A standing usage of hormones can lead to the retention of water and sodium; meanwhile, it would result in the increase of blood fat. A long-standing application of those medications causes not only high blood pressure but also atherosclerosis.
Top Five side-effect: bone loss and vertebral compression fracture
Bone loss and vertebral compression fracture are the serious complications of hormone application. Rib and vertebra are usually the most serious affected parts of the body. If bone loss happens, then the hormonotherapy should definitely be stopped.
Top Six Adverse effect: neuropsychiatric disorders
The medications may result in multiform behavior disorders. Besides, the therapies cause seizure to happen.
Top Seven: cataract and glaucoma
Due to the serious and several complications caused by hormonotherapy, obviously, those therapies are not the optimal choices for the patients. If you are receiving hormones and already tortured by the complications, or seek for a more reliable treatment, ask our on line doctors to get answers!
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