Huaxia Nephropathy Research Institute PDF


Treatments in Huaxia Nephropathy Institute

Treatments here are based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Unlike over-the-counter medicine, dialysis or kidney transplant, our treatment can solve the underlying problems. That brings kidney disease patients a new and better life.

Steam Therapy

Our skin is one of the most important to expel waste and toxins in the body by sweating. Steam Therapy is based on the principle of channel tropism of medicines, and is used on skin directly.

● Introduction

Steam Therapy has been long used for treating various ailments such as hypertension, arthritis, mild depression, chronic pain, respiratory conditions, cardiovascular disease and kidney problems. Our nephrologist choose proper traditional Chinese herbs to make herbal decoction. During this procedure, the hot water vapor can work on skin.

The effective ingredients can expand blood vessels and improve blood circulation so that the body can get medicine properties to repair the damaged tissues.

● Medicines

Medicines used for patients are based on their own illness conditions. They may have the function of dilating blood vessels, fighting against inflammation, anti-coagulation and degrading extracellular matrixes.

● Administration

Steam Therapy is taken with a steam bed. Patients are wrapped with a quilt and lie on the bed. Under the bed is the medical fluid. The doctor can adjust the temperature (usually 100 degrees Fahrenheit or about 38 degrees Celsius) according to the patient’s own feeling.

Patients are exposed to the steam in enclosed spaces for anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the desired result.

● Precautions

Patients with empty stomach are not allowed to take this therapy;

People with BP≥170 /110mmHg or BP≤90/60mmHg are not suitable;

Dialysis should not be done with Steam Therapy on the same day;

Pregnant women are not allowed;

Keep warm to prevent from wind and cold;

Bath is only OK after 1-4 hours of treatment;

People who have open wounds, infectious diseases or patients who are too old or have severe malnutrition should not take it.