Glomerulonephritis is the inflammation of the glomeruli, the tiny filtering units in the kidneys. The glomeruli slowly lose their ability to remove waste and excess water from the blood to make urine. Glomerulonephritis may be acute or chronic. Depending on the type, symptoms may include fatigue, high blood pressure, swelling, blood in urine, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, excessive urination, fever, pain, loss of appetite, general oedema, reduced urine, and headache. Treatment options include drug therapies, diet modifications, dialysis, kidney transplantation, and controlling the symptoms. In conjunction with conventional medicine treatment, herbal therapies and homoeopathy may also be used.
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