Relief of symptoms
Since the accumulation of waste products occurs in every organ of the body and causes damage to the important organ systems (nervous system, heart), symptoms such as high blood pressure and pain are often the result. These are usually treated with traditional medicines such as blood pressure medication and painkillers. Patients who have had kidney function impaired can be helped with dialysis or kidney transplantation.
These therapies address the effects of Fabry disease and can be combined with enzyme replacement therapy, which addresses the underlying cause of the disease, namely the lack of the enzyme α-galactosidase.