Nephrotic syndrome

  • Kidney disorder in which symptoms may include protein in the urine, decreased protein in the body and swelling
  • Symptoms may also include high blood pressure and weight gain
  • Caused as a result of damage to the kidney
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age
  • May be mild to severe

Maintain a healthy diet, low in salt, protein and fats

 

Over-the-counter medicine (refer to manufacturer’s recommendations for dosage):

  • Vitamin D supplement

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