Lupus nephritis is inflammation of the kidney that is caused by an autoimmune disease. Symptoms include swelling and pain in the legs, ankles, feet or less frequently, the hands and face. Other symptoms include weight gain, high blood pressure, dark or foamy urine and may vary based on the day or person. In this episode, Dr. Wayne Jonas discusses the state of the evidence regarding lupus nephritis.
Dr. Wayne Jonas answers the questions that every person, who truly values their health, wants to know in his video series #AskDrJonas. He is an integrative health and health care expert, practicing family physician, researcher, widely published scientific investigator, and author of How Healing Works: Get Well and Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power to Heal. Dr. Jonas is the Executive Director of Samueli Integrative Health Programs, an effort supported by Henry and Susan Samueli to increase awareness and access to integrative health. Additionally, Dr. Jonas is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Medical Corps of the United States Army.