Kidney Stone Treatment with Homeopathic Medicine

Kidney stones are clumps developed from solidified crystals in the kidney or urinary tract. The urine has all the ingredients that form the stone, but all these ideally pass through without our knowledge. When there is an imbalance in any of these substances, the crystals cluster together into stones. The size of the stone can be as small as a grain of sand to one as large as the size of a golf ball. The most commonly found kidney stone in humans is usually made of calcium oxalate. Other rare varieties of kidney stones include those made up of cystine, struvite (magnesium, ammonium, and phosphate), calcium phosphate, uric acid, etc.

Kidney stones are one of the most painful of urologic disorders. Men tend to be affected more frequently than women.

Symptoms of kidney stone

Causes of Kidney stone formation

Certain foods may promote stone formation in people who are susceptible. This stone formation is enhanced when there is an increased intake of calcium, calcium oxalate, uric acid or salt in our diet, with an inadequate intake of fluids. A positive family history (genetic tendency) also makes a person prone to kidney stone formation.

Certain foods that increase the risk for kidney stone formation in susceptible individuals include Spinach, rhubarb, chocolate, peanuts, cocoa, beet, coffee, cola, nuts, strawberries, tomato juice, grapefruit juice, apple juice, soda (acidic and contains phosphorus), all types of tea, and berries.

Kidney stones can cause a range of symptoms, and the severity and nature of these symptoms can vary depending on factors such as the size and location of the stone. Common symptoms of kidney stones include:

1) Severe Pain: One of the most distinctive symptoms of kidney stones is intense pain, typically felt in the back, side, or lower abdomen. The pain may come and go and may radiate to the groin and lower abdomen. The severity of the pain can be compared to childbirth.

2) Painful Urination: Kidney stones can cause pain or a burning sensation during urination.

3) Frequent Urination: Individuals with kidney stones may feel the need to urinate more frequently than usual.

4) Blood in Urine: Hematuria, or blood in the urine, is a common symptom of kidney stones.

5) Cloudy or Foul-Smelling Urine: Kidney stones can sometimes cause changes in the appearance and odor of urine.

6) Nausea and Vomiting: Some people with kidney stones may experience nausea and vomiting.

7) Urinary Urgency: A sense of urgency to urinate, even if only small amounts of urine are produced.

8) Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): In some cases, kidney stones can be associated with urinary tract infections, leading to symptoms such as fever, chills, and discomfort.

It's important to note that not everyone with kidney stones will experience all of these symptoms, and some individuals may have stones without experiencing any noticeable symptoms.

In many cases, kidney stones that are less than 5 mm in size have a higher likelihood of passing out of the body spontaneously, especially if they are located in the lower part of the urinary tract. However, whether a kidney stone will pass on its own depends on various factors, including the stone's size, composition, shape, and the individual's anatomy.

 

Here are some general observations:

1) Size: Stones that are 4 mm or smaller have a good chance of passing spontaneously. Stones between 5 mm and 10 mm may pass but might require medical intervention. Stones larger than 10 mm may require medical treatment.

2) Location: Stones located closer to the bladder are more likely to pass on their own.

3)Symptoms: The presence of symptoms, such as severe pain, blood in the urine, or signs of infection, may indicate the need for medical intervention.

4) Individual Factors: Individual factors such as hydration, overall health, and the presence of other medical conditions can influence the likelihood of spontaneous passage.

 

Diagnosis:

Diagnosis can be done by imaging studies (like a CT scan or ultrasound), to determine the size and location of the stone.

 

Treatment:

For smaller stones, your healthcare provider may recommend increasing fluid intake to help flush the stone out. Pain management medications and medications to facilitate stone passage (such as tamsulosin) may also be prescribed. In some cases, if the stone is not passing on its own, medical procedures like lithotripsy (shock wave therapy) or ureteroscopy may be considered.

Suggestion about homeopathic treatment

When the stone size is small, homeopathy is likely to help in the passage of stone as well as in relieving the agonizing pain caused by the same. If the stone size is larger, or the stone is impacted, or there are multiple stones, then the patient is better treated surgically. However, even after surgical removal of stones, homeopathy still has a role to play in preventing its recurrence (as the chance of having recurring stones are about 70-80%).

Life Force Homeopathy has succeeded in treating several cases of kidney stones. Kidney stone homeopathy treatment has got some really good and effective natural remedies to treat this condition and minimize its reoccurrence remarkably. Homeopathic medicines for kidney stones are safe, natural, and without any side-effects. Here are some effective homeopathic remedies for kidney stone treatment which can help you obtain relief from it.

  1. Berberis Vulgaris

One of the prominent homeopathic medicine for a kidney stone, particularly that affecting the left side, is Berberis vulgaris. This homeopathic remedy helps the patients who experience discomfort complaining sensation of urine still remaining after the urination or those who pass urine comprising mucus and sediments. This kidney stone treatment also helps treat the bubbling sensation in kidneys effectively.

  1. Lycopodium clavatum

Another homeopathic medicine for kidney stone complaint, particularly affecting the right side, is Lycopodium clavatum. Kidney stone treatment comprising Lycopodium clavatum helps treat the individual who is suffering from pain in the right ureter or right kidney and if the pain worsens before urination.

  1. Cantharis vesicatoria

            Cantharis is believed to be one of the good homeopathic medicine for stone ,it helps to alleviate symptoms associated with urinary tract issues, such as burning pain during urination and the frequent urge to urinate.

If an individual is experiencing an intense burning sensation on passing the urine, kidney stone homeopathic treatment comprising Cantharis vesicatoria can be quite effective. Symptoms, such as burning sensation before passing the urine and which continues after urination, indicates the need for Cantharis vesicatoria to get relief.

  1. Sarsaparilla officinalis

For the individuals suffering from excessive burning sensation and white sediments in urine, sarsaparilla officinalis can offer an effective kidney stone homeopathic treatment. It helps relieve you of the right-sided kidney stone discomfort.

  1. Hydrangea arborescens

If you are having kidney stones in the bladder and ureter, then Hydrangea arborescens is an ideal homeopathic medicine for a kidney stone. It acts as a stone-breaker and treats the condition. Yellow sand or white deposits in the urine indicated the need for this medicine in kidney stone treatment.

Homeopathy is strongly suggested for kidney stones which are not too large to pass through the ureteric and urethral passages. If any time you are suffering from a kidney stone, count on homeopathic medicine for kidney stone think of homeopathy.

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