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Contracted Kidney: How to Treat It Effectively

Contracted Kidney: How to Treat It EffectivelyContracted kidneys, also called kidney shrinkage, are often resulted from end stage kidney disease or congenital disorder. Since contracted kidneys may cause severe problems easily, patients should take effective treatments to manage them effectively.

According to the characteristics of kidney shrinkage, the treatment should begin from the following aspects.

Step 1: Treat the underlying cause

In clinic, many conditions can cause renal atrophy, so patients should find out the underlying cause that can guide patients to accept correct treatment option. Diabetes, high blood pressure, FSGS, IgA Nephropathy, etc, all can cause contracted kidneys. Different causes need different treatment. For example, if high blood pressure is leading cause, patients should take anti-hypertensive medications to lower it timely.

Step 2: Manage contracted kidney complications

With the decline of kidney size, kidneys must fail to play some of their functions. Then, a series of complications like hematuria, proteinuria, renal anemia, etc, occur easily. ACEI and ARB can help control both high blood pressure and proteinuria, while EPO therapy can treat renal anemia. Consult the Doctor online to determine what medicines you should eat.

Step 3: Prompt the refreshing of damaged kidney cells

When kidneys become contracted, it means a part of kidney cells begin to be damaged. Before these damaged cells turn to necrotic, patients should take prompt treatment to save these kidney cells. Seven therapies of traditional Chinese medicines can help repair damaged kidney cells and prompt their regeneration of kidney cells effectively. Once these cells come back to normal, their kidney size will increase to some extent.

Step 4: Arrange a healthy diet plan and lifestyle

This step should run through the whole treatment plan. This is because only if patients' diet plan and lifestyle are healthy, can patients' health condition prevent aggravation to some extent.

This systemic treatment can help deal with contracted kidneys effectively. If one patient wants to save his kidneys, he is suggested to write his illness description in the form below.

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