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What Are Risk Factors of Nephrotic Syndrome

What Are Risk Factors of Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is featured with proteinuria, hypoproteinemia, edema and hyperlipidemia, which is a very tough disease.if uncontrolled, Nephrotic Syndrome can lead to kidney failure. People should pay attention to prevention of Nephrotic Syndrome in daily life. Here we will introduce major risk factors for Nephrotic Syndrome, hoping it is helpful.

Risk factors for Nephrotic Syndrome are the below:

1.Diseases related to kidney

Many diseases can lead to Nephrotic Syndrome, which are the below:




Minimal change disease

Some other kidney disease, especially FSGS

2. Medicines which is harmful for kidney

Medicines for nonsteroidal anti-inflammation

Medicines for resistance of infection

3. Infectious diseases


Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C


The above is the leading factors which can increase the risk of Nephrotic Syndrome.

Then how should people prevent Nephrotic Syndrome in daily life?

Kidney damage is the fundamental cause of Nephrotic Syndrome. Thus, people should focus on preventing kidney damage in daily life, now see the following:

1. People should pay attention to blood pressure, and they should control blood pressure within less than 125/75 mm Hg. Follow the below points:

Have a healthy diet like a low salt diet and a low protein diet. Besides, eating more high quality protein food is beneficial for them. Because high quality protein food contains essential amino acid and produce fewer wastes when digested.

2. People with diabetes should focus on blood glucose level in daily life, and they need to keep blood glucose level under control very strictly.

3. Cholesterol and triglycerides should be taken notice of in daily life, avoiding high level of these two indicators.

4. Smoking and drinking do harm to health, including kidney. People should limit, even avoid smoking and drinking in daily life, which can reduce the risk of Nephrotic Syndrome.

What is more, for people who have history of Nephrotic Syndrome, they should take notice of the following:

1. Prevent and treat dehydration

2. Limit intake caffeine

3. Control drinks containing alcohol.

4. Avoid salt tablets

5. Prevent heart problems

6. Avoid X-ray

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