Proteinuria, foamy urine or frothy urine, is a common sign of kidney disease. If left alone or poorly controlled, it will definitely worsen kidney damage and seriously affect patients’ quality of life. So, it is essential to find out the causes and treatments.
What are the risk factors of proteinuria?
High blood pressure and diabetes are two leading causes of kidney disease, which can lead to proteinuria. In addition, other factors like excess intake of protein, medicine, infections, etc are also related to this.
Causes of proteinuria in kidney disease
Proteinuria refers to excess amount of protein in urine. In normal condition, kidneys can help purify blood by excreting metabolic products and preserving useful substances. And there are usually little amount of albumin in urine. However, when the filters are damaged, proteins are more likely to leak into urine, resulting in proteinuria.
Treatment options for proteinuria
●To relieve proteinuria and decrease the workload of kidneys, patients are usually recommended to follow a low protein diet. If you are not clear about this, do remember to consult with the Online Doctor to find out how much protein you can eat.
●Under certain circumstances, drugs including ACE Inhibitors, ARBs are used to control blood pressure and relieve protein in urine. If this is not enough, diuretics can also be added. In Chinese medicine, some Chinese herbs can also effect on reducing inflammatory reaction.
●To eliminate proteinuria radically, the most important step is to restore the injured kidney cells and improve kidney function. Nowadays, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is commonly used to attain this treatment goal. It is convenient, comfortable and free of adverse effects. What’s more, each herbal formula is prescribed in accordance with the specific condition. If you would like to know more about this treatment, Emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below as early as possible.