If patients have Hypertensive Nephropathy, they may often experience headache. In order to alleviate this symptom effectively, patients should find out the underlying cause firstly. Why do these patients have headache?
Hypertensive Nephropathy and headache
General people’s blood pressure floats stably with the changes of internal and external environment. If patients have a long history of hypertension, their kidneys are attacked easily. High blood pressure can cause increased pressure in blood vessels of brain that can trigger headache directly.
With the progression of Hypertensive Nephropathy, kidneys are damaged more and more severely. When kidneys fail to remove waste products and toxins and produce EPO, patients are at a risk of infections and anemia. These are also causes of headache for patients with Hypertensive Nephropathy.
How to manage headache for Hypertensive Nephropathy patients?
According to the above causes, some methods that can help ease these patients’ headache. (If you want to get personal treatment plan based on your illness condition, you can leave your test report or illness description to email@example.com. Then, doctors here can give you some suggestions in detail.)
1. Tight control of high blood pressure: In clinic, there are many medications that can help control high blood pressure. For example, ACEI, ARBs, diuretic, CCB, etc, all can help lower high blood pressure. In some cases, more than two types of anti-hypertensive medications are taken to manage patients’ hypertension. If patients have refractory hypertension, they may also be recommended to do Acupuncture, Medicated Bath, Hot Compress Therapy or Foot Bath.
2. Effective treatment of Hypertensive Nephropathy: To treat Hypertensive Nephropathy, we would like to recommend “Clear Blood Pollution Therapy”. It can not only normalize blood circulation but also repair damaged kidney cells. When this disease is controlled very well, patients’ headache will be managed well.