IgA Nephropathy itself may make you feel unhappy. When you see face becoming bigger and bigger, you may become more and more frustrating. How to make moon face go down with IgA Nephropathy?
Not too much you can do til you are off steroids.
Moon face is a result of steroids. Steroids are the commonly used treatment for IgA Nephropathy. They can inhibit kidney inflammation and halt the progression of kidney disease as well as reducing protein leakage. In short-term, they are helpful for your condition, but in the long run, their side effects will appear. Moon face is just one of them. You may also have weight gain, depression, mood swing, headache, acne, diabetes, bone disease, etc. But do not worry too much. As long as you stop the steroids, those side effects will go away.
Alternatives to steroids for IgA Nephropathy
However, once you taper steroids, it is likely for the disease to come back. How to control IgA Nephropathy well without steroids? Here we recommend Toxin-Removing Treatment. It is consisted of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Moxibustion, Steam Therapy, etc. It can make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application by cleaning the polluted blood and improving blood circulation. It can also regulate the abnormal immune system to reduce the production of immune complexes. More importantly, it can counteract the side effects of steroids. After about half month’s treatment, symptoms such as swelling, proteinuria, blood urine, high blood pressure and so on will get relieved. After about one month’s treatment, your kidney function will start to increase. With the improvement of kidney function, you can taper steroids. At last, you can get rid of them successfully without triggering the relapse of disease.
How to make moon face go down with IgA Nephropathy? You can try some alternatives instead of steroids to treat your disease. If you can not find such a treatment in the local, welcome to our hospital. We will try our best to help you. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.