Hiccup is one common disorder even for general population. However, some patients with IgA Nephropathy have chronic hiccups that are more likely to be associated with kidney problem. How to manage chronic hiccups for IgA Nephropathy patients?
Firstly, patients should find out causes of hiccups on IgA Nephropathy.
IgA Nephropathy is one glomerular disease that can cause kidney function to decline gradually. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) can divide IgA Nephropathy to 5 stages. With the progression of kidney disease, kidneys will lose their ability to filter blood and remove waste products and toxins successfully. As electrolyte balance is disturbed and the internal environment becomes abnormal, patients will have chronic hiccups easily.
Some home remedies can help ease patients’ hiccups
In our daily life, some home remedies can help alleviate patients’ chronic hiccups.
- Deep breath: In some cases, patients can do several times of deep breathing.
- Bend down and drink warm water: Warm water can make diaphragm warm from the internal, while bending can play the massage effect for diaphragm. These effects can help reduce chronic hiccups effectively.
- Breath-hold method: Holding your breath for 30~45 seconds, so you can find your hiccups are eased obviously.
These home remedies are easy to do. However, if IgA Nephropathy patients want to manage this problem from the root, they should take some therapies to improve their kidney condition and reverse kidney damage.
How to achieve this goal?
According to the causes of IgA Nephropathy, patients are suggested to do Immunotherapy. It can not only rebuild kidney filtering structure but also protect the remaining kidney functioning tissues and prevent the relapse of IgA Nephropathy. As long as kidneys can do their work normally, patients’ hiccups can be managed fundamentally. To learn more about this therapy, you can leave a message below.