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Lupus Nephritis Prognosis

Lupus nephritis shows a poor prognosis, compared with other common Kidney Diseases. However, proper medical treatment and Healthy Living helps improve the prognosis and the life quality.


The prognosis of lupus nephritis is poor, because of its underlying autoimmune disorder. Immune system is a natural system which helps the body from damaging from outside bacteria.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system fail to remove the bacteria from the body. In contrary, the bacteria build up in the blood with the failed antibodies released by the poor immune system. It is called immune complex, when the bacteria and the antibodies mix together. And immune complexes can remove with the carry of blood. Once it deposits in the kidney, inflammation occurs. The kidney damage caused by lupus is known as Lupus Nephritis.

Due to the underlying immune disorder, any cold or infections will cause the bacteria to attack the body and as a final result, the inflammation will spread in the kidneys again, causing the relapse of kidney damage. This is the main reason why Lupus Nephritis shows a poor prognosis.

Besides, other symptoms will also lead to a worse prognosis, such as Proteinuria and High Blood pressure. If you have proteinuria or high blood pressure, your prognosis will be more likely to become worse.

How to improve lupus nephritis prognosis?

To improve the lupus nephritis prognosis, there are mainly three factors should be considered seriously.

Rebuild Immune System

As mentioned above, the underlying cause of lupus nephritis is the immune system disorder and it is also the important reason leading a poor prognosis. Immunotherapy is suggested which helps rebuild a new immune system and uses the immune system to fight against kidney damage. In addition, it can help prevent the relapse of Lupus.

Prevent Kidney Failure

As for the kidney damage, Chinese Herbal Medicine helps repair the damaged tissues and improve kidney function. Due to its natural ability, rare side effects occur in patients.

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