Chronic nephritis is referred to as chronic glomerulonephritis, is a common and intractable of chronic kidney disease. Clinical to edema, proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension is characterized by a maximum of the disease to see young and middle-aged men is higher than the incidence of women in recent years found the incidence of the elderly are on the rise. The etiology of chronic nephritis and pathogenesis, are still controversial, but most doctors believe that this disease is an infection, especially beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection of the immune response of the disease, modern medicine is still a lack of the disease than ideal therapy.
According to the clinical manifestations of chronic nephritis, in medicine, "edema", "emptiness", "low back pain," "Vertigo" and other diseases have similar records. As early as in the "Huang Di Nei Jing" there are a lot of description of 'such as the "Plain Questions? Hydrothermal point theory" goes: "... ... under the laws of water arsenic disease Ventricosus, called for the surge may not be lying, the specimens are disease . "fairly similar edema and chronic nephritis. "Essence" goes: "kidney water, its big belly, swollen umbilical pain, may not be drowning." Similar to low back pain and chronic nephritis. The latter due to chronic nephritis body functions decline, there is bad blood virtual yin and yang, like Chinese medicine "emptiness" symptoms. Hypertension in chronic nephritis a similar card-based Chinese medicine, such as headache vertigo syndrome. The above shows that the ancient medicine from different perspectives of the disease has been more profound understanding.
As early as in modern times been used in 1923 on the treatment of Astragalus nephritis with proteinuria dangshen reported. The 50's has been widely used in Chinese medicine treatment of chronic nephritis, kidney mainly to warming, but the lack of deep research in theory. The mid-60s, was held in Chongqing national forum on Chinese medicine treatment of chronic nephritis, summing up the soil during the exchange of experience. 70 years, carried out all over the Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment of this disease in the theoretical and experimental research and clinical practice have done a lot of exploration, and widen in the ancient use of this disease and to identify the Fuzheng to drive away evil and to drive away evil Fuzheng treatment principle, so that there is an enhancement effect; from the 80's, of chronic nephritis syndrome research, laboratory and other objective diagnosis based on the progress of the new. Chronic kidney from Chinese medicine, blood will be ill for a long time, ill for a long time into the theory of network staff, the use of hemodynamics, hemorheology, such as detection means, the scandium many patients with chronic glomerulonephritis of the increased blood viscosity and microcirculation obstacles, which the development of blood Tongluo law, so that improved efficacy. There have been statistics: in 1959 the rate of urinary protein disappear only 12% in 1963 to 30% of the 80's to 40%. Clinical complete remission rate from 50's to 17% ~ 22% to the current 35.6% ~ 46.9%, from 4,000 cases of chronic nephritis data comparison, the remission rate of 60% of the total effective rate of about 90%, Description of Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese and western medicine treatment of this disease have a certain effect, and is gradually raised. Of course, further enhance the cure rate is still one of the priorities of the future of this disease caused by renal failure?? Uremia, the current lack of effective treatment, but also an in-depth study to be continued.