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What Are the Symptoms of FSGS?
What Are the Symptoms of FSGS?
Most of the times, FSGS presents as a Nephrotic Syndrome. For these patients, they will experience:Foamy urine/bubbly urine: foamy urine means there are excess protein in urine.Swelling/edema: edema o ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:34
Tests and Diagnosis of Hypertensive Nephropathy
Tests and Diagnosis of Hypertensive Nephropathy
Hypertension is a common illness in our daily life, but in some cases, patients develop no kidney problem during the whole of their life. Therefore, for patients who are living with high blood pressur ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:30
What Causes FSGS?
What Causes FSGS?
Many conditions can cause FSGS and it is said Reflux Nephropathy is the leading one. Reflux Nephropathy is a condition in which kidneys are damaged from a backward influx of urine into the kidney. Som ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:30
What Is Hypertensive Nephropathy
What Is Hypertensive Nephropathy
Hypertensive Nephropathy is a medical term used to describe kidney problem resulted from years of high blood pressure. It occurs easily among people who have lived with Hypertension over 5-10 years. S ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:27
Tests and Diagnosis of FSGS
Tests and Diagnosis of FSGS
To have an acuate diagnosis of FSGS, the following tests are usually needed:1. Kidney function testing:Blood test and urine test are the basic two tests for measuring kidney function. With blood test, ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:27
What is FSGS?
What is FSGS?
FSGS is the abbreviation of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) which refers to scar tissue that forms in parts of the kidney called glomeruli. FSGS is the leading cause of Nephrotic Syndrome in child ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:25
Dietary Suggestions for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Dietary Suggestions for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Diet for Chronic Kidney Disease patients varies from individual to individual, as it is closely related with patient's specific illness condition. Although there is no such a food list that is benefic ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:22
What Causes Chronic Nephritis
What Causes Chronic Nephritis
In about 15%-20% cases, Chronic Nephritis results from an acute nephritis, but most of the times, Chronic Nephritis develops gradually from a low-grade infection. Toxins, or auto-immune disease. For i ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:21
What Are the Treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease?
What Are the Treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease?
In early stage of Chronic Kidney Disease, oral medicines are necessary for patients to control their kidney problems. The most commonly used medicines include ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin II receptor b ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:20
Tests and Diagnosis of Chronic Nephritis
Tests and Diagnosis of Chronic Nephritis
Commonly used tests in diagnosing Chronic Nephritis include urine test: Urine Test: Urine test is a must for the diagnosis of Chronic Nephritis. A urinalysis may show red blood cells and red cell cast ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:18
Common Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease
Common Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease
In early stage of Chronic Kidney Disease, there is no obvious symptoms, as the residual kidney function is strong enough to help maintain a normal life. However, if no effective treatment is given at ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:17
What Is Chronic Nephritis
What Is Chronic Nephritis
Chronic Nephritis is a chronic kidney problem in which kidney tissues are injured due to renal inflammation. It also can be called Chronic Glomerulonephritis. In medicine, there are different types of ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:14
What Causes Chronic Kidney Disease
What Causes Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease can be primary or secondary. According to clinical date, the leading two cases for CKD are Diabetes and Hypertension. Therefore, a regular medical test is necessary for patients ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:14
5 Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
5 Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease is a kidney disorder with a long development process. It is divided into 5 stages according to GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate) which can help to reflect how far the kidney prob ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:11
How to Diagnose Chronic Kidney Disease?
How to Diagnose Chronic Kidney Disease?
A timely diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease is of great importance for a good life expectancy, however, the problem is how do we know if we are suffering from CKD? Medical test is a must for the accu ...
Category:    2018-5-5 11:09
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