What are Kidney Stones?
Formation of hard masses of salt and other minerals in kidneys is termed as kidney stones disorder. Fist sized kidneys filter unwanted substances from body fluids, remove them in the form of urine and controls chemical levels. Urine contains salt and other minerals which stick together and forms stones. These masses of minerals can vary in size from small granule to large inch stones.
When the stones are present in the kidneys it is termed as nephrolithiasis, if the stones are in urinary tract it is termed as urolithiasis and when stones are located in ureters it is called as ureterolithiasis. Men are at an increased risk of developing this condition than women. Dehydration is the main cause of kidney stones. Stones can be of different types, shapes and colours like calcium stones, struvite stones, uric acid stones and cystine stones.
How to avoid kidney stones problem
People can prevent kidney stones by following few life style changes like
- Be hydrated and drink plenty of water and other liquids
- Controlling the amount of salt intake in diet
- Avoid high intake of calcium and calcium supplements
- Include fresh fruits and vegetables in diet
- Avoid junk food like chips and French fries as they have high amount of salt
- Take low oxalate level food
- Control intake of meat
Few prescriptions used to treat various illnesses may also lead to this condition and avoiding unnecessary usage of prescriptions also helps to prevent this disorder.
Causes of kidney stones
Few causes of this condition include
- Dehydration or lack of sufficient water intake
- Family history/ genetics
- Obesity Disorders
- Unhealthy diet
- High intake of salt and calcium
- Hot and dry areas
- Some prescriptions used in treatments
Few illnesses increase the risk of this condition like Crohn’s disease, urinary tract infections, renal tubular acidosis, hyperparathyroidism, medullary sponge kidney and Dent’s disease.
Symptoms of Kidney Stones
Common signs and symptoms seen in people suffering with this condition are
- Severe pain in back and side
- Passing little amount of urine
- Burning sensation while urination
- Persistent urge to urinate
- Fever and chills
- Smelling urine
- Dark coloured urine
- Pus in urine
The pain may become severe and also shift to another location as in the process your stone moves through your urinary tract. Symptoms may differ from each individual depending on the location of the stone, size and severity of the condition.
Homeopathy treatment for kidney stones
Homeopathy treatment for kidney stones is fruitful and provides amazing results. Homeopathy for this disorder works by flushing away stones from body by breaking them into small pieces and dissolving them. Homeopathic treatment for kidney stone uses natural substances in the treatment extracted from plants, vegetables, minerals and animal based. Kidney stones treatment in homeopathy is safe, effective, free from side effects and suitable for all age groups.
Homeopathy treatment for kidney stone not only treats the problem but also aims to eliminate other illnesses by improving immunity and self healing process.