A helpful herb for Lupus Nephritis

Updated: Jul 27

Lupus is an autoimmune condition that can attack multiple organs, including the kidneys.  Addressing kidney damage or inflammation requires two main actions: address the kidneys and address the factors contributing to kidney damage or inflammation. There are many herbs to help with kidney disease.  Astragalus, for instance, has been shown to reduce infection rates, decrease protein in the urine, and improve immune function in individuals with Lupus Nephritis. Reducing inflammation is essential in any autoimmune condition, including Lupus.  A few ways to do this are:

  • Avoid consuming your food sensitivities – I often test my clients for these

  • Heal the GI tract – a compromised gastrointestinal tract is often associated with autoimmune disease

  • High quality Fish oil – Omega-3’s are known to reduce inflammation, and higher doses may be more indicated by a Naturopathic doctor such as myself depending on the severity of the condition

If you are looking for a more natural approach to healing from Lupus or kidney protection in the midst of Lupus, schedule a virtual appointment by:

  • Clicking HERE

  • Calling 281-231-2811

If you have found this information helpful, please share this post with someone you know with Lupus, kidney disease, or an autoimmune disease.

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