Insomnia in Lupus Nephritis: Cause and Management

Insomnia in Lupus Nephritis: Cause and ManagementLupus Nephritis is the complication of SLE which is the immune systems disorder. When the kidneys are damaged, lupus nephritis patients would suffer more. Among of these symptoms, insomnia is the common one and it really lower the life quality of patients a lot. the severe pain also urge patients to know the cause and management for their insomnia in lupus nephritis.

The cause of insomnia in lupus nephritis:

-Brain and nerve damage. With the kidney function decline, there are many wastes products stayed in human body, which are toxic to human body. When the brain or nerve systems are damaged, patients may suffer poor sleep

- Corticosteroids or cortisone-like drugs are commonly used in the treatment of the disorder. Large doses of the drugs may cause insomnia to depression.

-Poor sleep also is associated with fatigue, irritability, negative mood, pain and so on which are related with the kidney disease.

The management for insomnia in lupus nephritis:

Establish a consistent bedtime routine, and try to go to bed at the same time every night. Get proper exercises during the day. Breathing exercises, meditation and yoga are good examples.

Eliminate the intake of caffeine, stimulants and alcohol. Avoid large meals late in the evening.

Avoid the long time of large dosage of hormone medicine.

Lupus Nephritis patients also try their best to find the way to stop the kidney damage and reverse the kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has four main functions, anti-thrombosis, anti-coagulation, anti-inflammation and enlarge blood vessels. with the smooth blood circulation in kidneys and restored kidney structure, the kidney damage can be stopped and the kidney function can be promoted.

Now if you want to know more information about the cause and management for insomnia in lupus nephritis or interested in our therapy for kidney disease, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.


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