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FSGS Relapses With High Amounts of Protein in Urine and Hypertension

FSGS Relapses With High Amounts of Protein in Urine and HypertensionTo treat FSGS, various medications like steroids and cyclosporin are often used. However, when patients reduce their dosage or even stop, FSGS relapses easily. Accordingly, high amounts of protein in urine and hypertension may present. In this case, some alternative and systemic therapies are needed.

Heavy proteinuria and hypertension for FSGS patients

Both of these two problems are common symptoms of FSGS, and they are caused by damaged glomerular filtration membrane. In turn, protein leakage and hypertension can lead to further kidney damage and worsen FSGS patients’ prognosis easily, so it is very important to manage protein in urine and high blood pressure timely.

Alternative medications to steroids for treating these FSGS patients

Because steroids can cause so many side effects, a lot of FSGS patients try to find some alternative treatment options. Fortunately, they do. As we all know, Chinese medicine mainly comes from the nature, so they are good at treating chronic disease and regulating the internal environment. From this point, we are here to suggest some Chinese medicines for FSGS patients with protein in urine and hypertension.

1. Selfheal and ligusticum wallichii: These Chinese medicines have the property of reducing high blood pressure and discharging extra fluid and sodium from the body. Then, high blood pressure can decline gradually.

2. Cinnamon and thunder god vine: Some Chinese medicines are proven to be effective on inhibiting protein leakage, so they can help ease proteinuria.

3. Chinese rhubarb and Cordyceps sinensis: Through nourishing kidneys and improving glomerular filtration rate (GFR), these medicines are able to reverse glomerular sclerosis. Finally, patients’ medical condition can be reversed effectively.

The above are only some of Chinese medicines to reduce high amounts of protein in urine and high blood pressure. The prescribed medicines should depend on patients’ illness condition, so you are suggested to tell us more about your illness condition or email your test report to

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