Nephrotic Syndrome And Its Ayurvedic Treatment
“To live a happy life we need a healthy lifestyle” we all wish to have a good physique, perfectly shaped body but we all just wish...it could be better if we start working instead of wishing. This pandemic has derailed the life of humans and people are struggling to get back on track. Every now and then new diseases and viruses are coming that are affecting various organs of the human body. Overview To Nephrotic Syndrome Nephrotic syndrome is not a disease, it's a group of indications that depicts that your kidneys are not properly working as well as they used to work earlier. In this disease, the protein gets rid of through urine and it doesn't last in the blood. Nephrotic syndrome is often caused by damage to the bunch of small blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste and excess water from the blood. Who Is At Risk For Nephrotic Syndrome? Anybody can be diagnosed with the nephrotic syndrome but it is slightly more common in men than women. There are few factors that increase the risk of getting diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome: People who have diseases like Lupus, diabetes. This disease affects the kidney and mismatches their functions. Somebody who is more prone to antibiotics or nonsteroidal medicines may suffer from nephrotic syndrome. Having infections like HIV, malaria, hepatitis B and C can also damage the kidney. What Are The Symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome? Signs or indications of nephrotic syndrome are as follows: Tiredness Loss of appetite Weight gain Swollen legs, feet, ankles, and sometimes face also. Foamy urine Complications of nephrotic syndrome When someone is suffering from nephrotic syndrome, an important protein which is called albumin leaks into the urine instead of getting filtered by the kidneys as it should. Albumin helps the human body get rid of extra fluid. When there's not enough albumin in the blood, liquid can build up in the body, causing swelling in your legs, feet, ankles, and sometimes even face. You can also have other problems like blood clotting and infections. With nephrotic syndrome, cholesterol also builds up in the blood. When you have too much cholesterol in your blood, clumps form inside your veins and arteries, which can be a cause of a heart attack or a stroke. Nephrotic syndrome can also cause many other diseases such as: Anemia Heart diseases High blood pressure AKD (Acute kidney disease) Kidney failure How is Nephrotic Syndrome Treated? At present time there is no cure for nephrotic syndrome according to modern medicines, but still, the doctor might ask you to take certain medicines to treat these symptoms. So that it can prevent kidneys from getting worse. Medicine to control cholesterol and blood pressure can help prevent you from having a heart attack. Medicine to help the body flush out extra water can help control the blood pressure and can reduce swelling. Nephrotic syndrome ayurvedic treatment can be a ray of light for those who are suffering from such kidney disorders. According to Ayurveda, there are three doshas in the human body - Vata, pitta, Kapha. All the diseases are caused by the deprivation of these doshas. Nephrotic syndrome is caused due to the disturbance in pitta doshas. Ayurveda has some specific herbs that directly or indirectly impact the kidney functions to cure this disorder and helps in generating new normal cells. Few herbs that act as remedies for this disease are as follows: Punarnava: This herb has a great effect on the heart as it increases the heart's strength, thus increasing the output of blood from the heart to other parts of the body. It is a safe herb in nephrotic syndrome. Palash: It has the capability to fight infections of the urinary system. Rakta Chandana: It is an anti-infective herb that acts as a cooling agent for the urinary tract. Gokshuradi guggul: This herb is a combination of other special herbs that improve the function of the kidney over a period of time. Nephrotic syndrome ayurvedic treatment firstly identifies the nature of the body than accordingly medicines are prescribed to the patient. Diet for a patient suffering from nephrotic syndrome Choosing the correct amount of protein. Saturated fats should not be consumed. Limit the overall intake of sodium and potassium, Foods that are rich in fiber such as apples, citrus fruits, strawberries, and vegetables like carrots and high in vitamins should be consumed which help to get rid of the cholesterol level and keeps the kidney healthy.