Tips that Can Reverse Negative Effect of Prednisone for HSPN Patients

2018-08-05 15:51

Question: My son who is 7 years old is suffering from stomach pain, and he is having HSPN. He is taking prednisone 15 mg as prescribed by doctor, 5ml dosage twice daily. I am just worried that there may be some side effects of this medicine and if you can advise me all the tips that can reverse the negative effects of this medicine.

Tips that Can Reverse Negative Effect of Prednisone for HSPN PatientsAnswer: HSPN is short for henoch-schonlein purpura nephritis. Stomach pain is a common symptom of it, which may be caused by the disease itself or the medicine he took. You said you worry about the side effects of medicine. Prednisone and other steroids indeed cause a lot of side effects, such as moon face, weight gain, weakness, swelling, etc. Here are some tips to reverse the negative effects.

Tips to reduce weight gain and moon face

Pay attention to diet and exercise. Diet should be low salt, low fat, low sugar, high protein and rich vitamin. Eat more detumescent food, such as winter melon, corn, green bean sprouts. After the disease alleviates, to increase outdoor exercise. To relieve moon face, he can chew gum. Besides, it is suggested to use cold water to wash face, which is helpful for accelerating adipose decomposition.

Tips to alleviate water and sodium retention

During the application of prednisone, the salt intake should be minimized, and potassium rich foods such as oranges, oranges and bananas should be appropriately increased. Some low-calorie foods such as cucumbers and tomatoes can be eaten, and the total calorie intake should be controlled.

Tips to prevent infections

Before deciding on long-term hormone therapy, the patient's immune status should be evaluated as a whole, and potential infections such as tuberculosis and hepatitis should be excluded.

Tips to control digestive system complications

Hormones can stimulate the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin, inhibit the secretion of gastric mucus, and reduce the resistance of gastric mucosa. Therefore, they can induce or aggravate peptic ulcer. Hormones can also cover the initial symptoms of ulcer, leading to sudden bleeding and perforation and other serious complications, which should be noted. Long-term use can aggravate gastric or duodenal ulcers. In such a case, to use medicine to inhibit gastric acid secretion or protect gastric mucosa.

In addition, you can choose a natural treatment for HSPN, such as Toxin-Removing Treatment.

This is a systemic treatment which has been practiced in Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It can help regulate the abnormal immune system so as to stop the HSP attacking the other systems of body. It can also clear immune complexes from blood and kidneys to reduce renal inflammation and prevent the disease getting worse. Moreover, it can provide the essential elements to the damaged kidneys so as to speed up kidney recovery.

-After about one week’s treatment, you will see floccules in urine.

-After about half month’s treatment, red spots on skin will become light. Stomach pain, weakness, swelling and so on will get relieved.

-After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and renal function will get improved.

The above tips can help reverse negative effects of prednisone for HSPN patients. Hope you can comply with them. For more information on HSPN treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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