In terms of the treatment of chronic nephritis, Western medicine and Traditional Chinese medicine have their own advantages. It is like walking on two legs, losing either side, the other leg is pinched. Their combination will bring more remarkable effect.
In treating chronic nephritis, the characteristics and advantages of traditional Chinese medicine are its overall concept and thought of dialectical treatment. For example, in the treatment of chronic nephritis, traditional Chinese medicines that reduce urinary protein include astragalus and Cordyceps sinensis, which can give definite effect in reducing urinary protein. In terms of delaying the progress of renal function, traditional Chinese medicine can also give obvious effect.
Western medicine has extremely advanced methods and technologies in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases, which can guide the treatment of traditional Chinese medicine under the control of disease mechanisms in western medicine, but cannot be separated from the idea of dialectical treatment.
Specifically, in diagnosis, biopsy, urine test, blood test, and various instruments and equipment of western medicine are accurate and irreplaceable; in treatment, traditional Chinese medicine restores kidney function, improves blood creatinine, and eliminates hematuria, which is difficult for western medicine to make it;
when high blood pressure and high sugar damage kidney micro blood vessels, western medicine is needed to lower blood pressure and blood sugar; when steroids and immunosuppressive agents brings unbearable side effects, Chinese medicine can reduce the side effects; when a lot of proteinuria and severe edema occur, the effectiveness of western medicine stands out; when the condition relapses often, Chinese medicine can give an effective shot to the relapse.
Regarding the treatment of chronic nephritis, the comprehensive treatment plan combining traditional Chinese and western medicine is emphasized. Depending on the specific condition, different treatment will be provided.