This is a very dangerous disease. There are many other signs of this, such as swelling under the eyes, swelling of hands and feet, in addition to which the amount of cholesterol in the body increases. The biggest side effect of this disease is that it worsens the kidneys (glomeruli). Glomeruli are small vessels that filter waste and excess water from the blood and send them to the bladder in the form of urine. Nephrotic syndrome can be the cause of many diseases.
Kidney nephrotic syndrome is a common disease. Loss of protein in urine, decrease in the amount of protein in the blood, high levels of cholesterol and swelling in the body are the symptoms of this disease. Due to this disease of the kidneys, swelling can occur in the body at any age, but mainly this disease is seen in children.
Dr. says that due to proper treatment, control of the disease and subsequent re-appearance of inflammation, this is a characteristic of nephrotic syndrome, lasting for years. Due to repeated swelling for a long time, this disease is a worrying disease for the patient and his family members. In the nephrotic syndrome, due to enlargement of the hole like a kidney filter, the extra water and excretory substances as well as the protein required by the body are released along with urine, which reduces the amount of protein in the body and swelling in the body. Seems to be.
It can affect people of all age groups. The disease is most common in the age group of 2 to 6. Apart from this, the disease is seen more in men than women.
Causes of Nephrotic syndrome
Nephrotic syndrome is caused by various disorders that damage the kidneys, especially the basement membrane of the glomerulus. This causes abnormal levels of protein in the urine. This condition can also occur as a result of infection, drug exposure, malignancy, hereditary disorder, immune disorder, or many other diseases affecting the body. Such as diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple myeloma and amyloidosis etc. It can occur with kidney diseases, including glomerulonephritis, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis, and mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis.
What are the symptoms of nephrotic syndrome?
- General inflammation
- Swelling around the eyes
- To a large extent swelling in the foot and ankle
- facial swelling
- Weight gain due to flood retention
- Loss of appetite and high blood pressure
Diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome
- Physical examination can detect its symptoms. Apart from this, body signs also help in detecting this disease. Some tests are done for this-
- Urine test- If you have nephrotic syndrome, you may be asked to collect urine samples over 24 hours for accurate measurement of protein in the urine.
- Blood test- If you have nephrotic syndrome, a blood test may specifically show low levels of protein albumin (hypoalbuminemia). Blood protein levels are often underestimated in this. Loss of albumin is often associated with an increase in blood cholesterol and blood triglycerides. Serum creatinine and blood urea can also be measured to assess your overall kidney function.
- Biopsy- To remove a small sample of kidney tissue for testing, your doctor may recommend a procedure called renal biopsy. During a kidney biopsy, a special needle is inserted into your skin and your kidneys. Kidney tissue is collected and sent to the laboratory for testing.
Prevention of Nephrotic syndrome
To avoid this disease, it is most important that the symptoms should be recognized and treated in time. Understand the signs of nephrotic syndrome and seek medical attention immediately. Take the test conducted by the doctor seriously and get the right treatment. If you understand the common symptoms and consult a doctor, then to a great extent the disease can be controlled.
We take out the body’s dirt by bathing it daily, this is exactly what our kidneys do inside the body. Kidney keeps the toxins and waste out of the body and keeps us healthy. We all have two kidneys in our body, but only one is able to complete all the important tasks in life. But due to the increasing unhealthy life among children, their kidneys are under threat.
Nephrologists says that kidney disease affects children in many ways, including the disorders being treated as well as life-threatening long-term consequences. . The main kidney diseases in children are – nephrotic syndrome, VURA UTI etc.
These medicines given to heart patients, can increase this kidney disease. slow growth, short stature and bending of leg bones, etc. are commonly seen in children with kidney failure.
It is said that older children suffering from VUR also spoil the bed. In such children, there is a possibility of vesico ureteric reflux disease. This is the disease in which (vile urinating) urine comes back into the kidney.
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Ayurvedic treatment for CAC
1. Gokshuru Capsules:
Gokshuru capsules are pure ayurvedic medicine which is very effective in kidney disorders 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). It provides effective result in acute & chronic kidney disease, chronic renal failure, cystitis, and urethritis, nephropathy, and urinary tract infections.
Recommended Dosage: Take one capsule twice daily with normal water.
2. Gokshuradi Guggulu:
Gokshuradi Guggulu is an herbal preparation that contains ingredients like Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), Black Pepper (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Shuddha Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Amla (Emblica officinalis), etc. These tablets show anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, analgesic, muscle relaxant, etc properties. These herbal tablets improves the functions of kidneys and acts as diuretic. It also gives result in urinary tract infection, difficulty in passing urine, kidney stones, excessive uric acid, etc conditions.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
3. Kidney Care Churna:
The kidney care churna is prepared from herbs like Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), & Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). These herbs in combination show anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antioxidant, analgesic, etc properties. Kidney care churna keep all kidney function tests (serum creatinine, urea, sodium, potassium, chlorine, & uric acid), etc in normal range. The use of this churna reduces swelling in the body, remove kidney stones, deal with urinary tract infection, general weakness, & fatigue, etc related to kidney patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice daily with normal water.
4. UTI Care Tablet:
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, and Hypertension.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.
5. Detox Premium Powder:
The powder contains all the Ayurvedic herbs which strengthen the immune system of the body and prevents the various complications by potentiating immune system. The powder includes :
Parwal Pishti – Parwal pishti is prepared from Coral calcium. It is mainly used in Pitta related disorders and helpful in bleeding disorders. This pishti relieves Ama dosha and improves the digestion power. It also improves the strength and immunity.
Shukta Pishti – It is prepared from Pearl oyster shell. Shukta pishti pacifies Pitta and Kapha dosha. It is the best ant-acid and relieves the abdominal distention. Shukta pishti reduces the rashes on the arms and legs.
Giloy Satva–Giloy satva includes water-soluble extract of Giloy/Guduchi (Tinospora Cordifolia). It balances the aggravated pitta and acts as a mild-antipyretic, antacid, and immuno-modulator. It also reduces burning sensation in the hands, feet, and body.
Kamdudha Ras–According to Ayurveda principles, Kamdudha Ras has Sheeta Virya thus it is beneficial in every Pitta Roga classified in Ayurveda. It is beneficial in the symptoms like burning sensation, restlessness, bleeding tendencies, excessive thirst, and hot flashes, vomiting with yellowish or sour water.
Akik Pishti – Akik bhasma contains Silicon Dioxide and some herbal extracts derived into in during processing with Aloe vera and Rose water. It is used in General debility, Restlessness. It works well in loss of appetite, weight loss, and feeling of excessive heat in the body.
Gandhak Rasayan – Gandhak Rasayan is a great antibacterial, antiviral ayurvedic medicine. It acts as an anti-pyretic, analgesic, & blood purifier.
Sutshekhar Ras–It is an important medicine used in Ayurveda, which acts on Pitta dosha and reduces the symptoms like nausea, vomiting, fever, headache, sour taste of mouth, restlessness, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice a day with normal water.
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.