Membranous glomerulonephritis is a specific type of GN(GLOMERULONEPHRITIS) which cause problem with kidney functioning due to inflammation of kidney structures. It affects the filters (Glomeruli) of the kidney and release protein in the urine .
Membranous nephropathy is considered as an Autoimmune Disease . It is caused by build-up of immune complexes within the filters of kidney itself
SING AND SYMPTOMS :-
Symptoms of this disease include :-
1 Swelling in Ankles and Legs
2 Fatigue and Poor Appetite
3 Weight Gain and High Cholesterol
4 Decreased protein in blood , particularly albumin
5 Increased protein in urine ( Proteinuria)
6 High Blood Pressure and may lead to Kidney Failure
It may results from Autoimmune activity , in which body immune system mistakes healthy tissues as foreign and attack it with substances called autoantibodies , these antibodies target certain protein located in kidneys filtering systems . Some other causes include :-
1 Infection with Syphilis , Hepatitis B and C
2 Blood Cancers and Tumors
3 Autoimmune disease like Lupus Erythematosus
4 Some Medications may cause the disease like Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and gold salts.
5 It may occur along with other kidney disease such as diabetic nephropathy and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis .
RISK FACTORS :–
Risk factors Include :-
1 Use Of Certain Medications :- Intake of medication has the risk of developing this disease e.g. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs .
2 Certain Medical condition that can damage kidney :- There are certain disease which risk the development of this disease such as :- Autoimmune disease or Lupus .
3 Genetic Background :- Certain genetic factors which increase the risk of Membranous Nephropathy .
4 Exposure to Certain Infections :- Examples of infections that increase the risk of membranous nephropathy include hepatitis B, hepatitis C and syphilis.
1 High Blood Pressure :- Waste buildup in your blood and salt retention can cause High Blood Pressure
2 High Cholesterol :- Levels of Triglyceride and Cholesterol are often high in people with Membranous Nephropathy which increase the risk of heart disease .
3 Infections :- Infections are the most common complication of this disease because of Proteinuria which causes lose of Immune system proteins that protect you from Infection .
3 Blood Clots :- Proteinuria which may lose proteins that help to prevent clotting from your blood into your urine . This increase the complication of having blood clots develop in deep veins or blood clots that travel to your lungs
4 Nephrotic Syndrome :- Low protein levels in blood , High protein level in urine , High blood cholesterol , swelling of eyelids , abdomen and feet occur with this syndrome .
5 Acute Kidney Failure :- In cases of severe damage to Kidneys filtering units (glomeruli) , waste product may build up in your blood which may lead to emergency Dialysis to remove waste and extra fluids from blood.
6 Chronic Kidney Disease :- Your kidney may gradually lose function over time to the point where you need dialysis or a kidney transplant .
1 Medications :- There are Certain Antibiotics to treat the Kidney infection , if infection is very serious you may require IV antibiotics .OR in infection such as pyelonephritis which cause severe pain , pain relieving medication is prescribed
In case of inflammation of kidney Corticosteroids are prescribed .
2 Supplements :- When kidneys are not working well , it can impact the balance of Electrolytes in your body , such as potassium , sodium and magnesium are responsible for creating chemical reaction in the body which need IV fluids to encourage your kidney to release the extra electrolyte or may need supplement to increase the electrolyte e.g. potassium or phosphorus pills .
3 Dialysis :- If kidney function is significantly impaired due to infection you may require dialysis , it may be a temporary necessity or if the kidneys are much damaged , you may need dialysis permanently
HOME CARE :-
1 BED REST :- If your body needs time and energy to heal , then you may need bed rest for recovery .
2 Increase fluid intake :- It may also need to increase your fluid intake . This help to prevent dehydration and keep the kidneys filtering to release waste products
3 Low Potassium Diet :- If your kidney function get damaged , you need to take low potassium diet like many fruits and vegetables are high in potassium which need to be restricted .
4 Low Sodium Foods :- When you have much sodium in your blood , your kidney hold into water which increase your blood pressure
CAC APPROACH TO THE TREATMENT :-
1 KIDNEY CARE TABLET :-
A healthy working kidney plays an important role in keeping the whole body clean, well-fueled, strong and functioning properly. Kidney failure puts the body at risk, allowing waste to accumulate and damage the kidneys from inside. It is a good idea to do a kidney cleansing and keep a check on the health of the kidneys in your middle and old age. The toxins that buildup results in nausea or feeling sick to the stomach, lack of concentration and blood pressure changes are all symptoms of kidney failure. The herbs used are very effective in treating kidney disorders and revive damaged kidney. It has diuretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and analgesic properties.
2 KIDNEY CARE CHURAN :-
CAC KIDNEY CARE CHURNA is a herbo-mineral formulation and is 100% safe and purely Ayurvedic. CAC Kidney Care Churna shows Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Diuretic properties. It is very beneficial in reducing the Creatinine level, rejuvenation of the kidneys and promotes the filtering process of kidneys, and maintains the healthy urinary tract. This churna deal with the signs and symptoms related to kidney diseases and helps in pacifying Kapha and Pitta Dosha, and also helps in painless expulsion of stones. It naturally increases the life-span of the kidneys. This herbal churna contains ingredients like Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), and Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), etc. It is beneficial for diseases like chronic kidney disease, Renal colic, Urinary tract infection, kidney stones.
3 UTI CARE TAB :-
CAC UTI CARE TABLET is a herbo-mineral tablet of 650 MG and is a purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC UTI Care tablets are 100% safe and natural. It helps to treat the root cause of disease naturally without having any side effects. UTI Care Tablets helps to treat Urinary tract infections along with the diseases related to kidney, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra. This tablet contains pure herbal ingredients which are Yavakshar (Hordeum vulgare), kalmi Shora (Pottasium nitrate), Naushadar (Ammonium chloride), Swarna Gairik (Red ochre), etc. UTI Care Tablets are also beneficial in kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, Renal colic, burning sensation or pain during micturition, Hypertension.
4 DETOX PREMIUM POWDER :-
CAC DETOX PREMIUM POWDER are herbo-mineral sachets which are purely Ayurvedic formulation. These sachets mainly detox the body and eliminate toxic substances and helps in proper metabolism of all the functions. This formulation act at the level of the nervous system and facilitate proper conduction of signal impulse from the nerves to the muscles. These sachets have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and immune-modulator. The ingredients present in it are moti pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, Giloy satv, kamdudha ras, Jahar Mohra, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, sutshekhar ras, etc. These ingredients balances all the three doshas (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) and helps in blood purification, reduces burning sensation, weakness, and hot flashes in ulcerative colitis patients. It reduces the level of high uric acid in the body. The powder is very beneficial in relieving discomfort, numbness, muscle ache, and reduces swelling of the pelvic region. This powder provides a cooling & calming effect on the mouth ulcers. It is very beneficial in reducing the swelling, redness, stiffness, and improves the movements of joints.
5 GOKSHURA CAPSULE :-
Gokshura capsule is pure ayurvedic medicine which is very effective in ascites as it has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the swelling of the abdomen. It also acts as diuretic which causes increased urine secretion from the body and removal of all the toxins. These capsules contain pure extract of Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris .
6 SHEET DHARA :-
CAC Sheet Dhara is herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. It works on all the three doshas of body but mainly act on pitta dosha. It contains Ajwaion, Kapur (camphor) and Mint leaves that help reduce Acidity and burning sensation in chest region with its cooling effects. It relaxes your mind also maintains Blood pressure. CAC Sheet dhara help in controlling mood swings by which many women are affected nowadays. It also controls burping ,nausea and bloating.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.