Kidney Stones: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatment

Kidney Stones Health Remedies
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It is very important to take care of your kidneys. They are responsible for detoxifying and filtering the impurities from our blood and urine. When kidneys are not able to detoxify the toxic materials, the kidney stone starts to form. According to the statistics, the prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United States is around 14%. Many people are forced to spend their time on regular dialysis due to kidney disease.

It’s always better to stay away from diseases. Make sure you consume plenty of water to stay away from the formation of a kidney stone. However, if you’re diagnosed with kidney stones, you should immediately treat* it. There are some common treatment methods available in the hospital to treat* your kidney stone. However, we’re not going to discuss the artificial ways to treat* your kidney stone.

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What are the “Natural Alternatives and Health Remedies” For Kidney Stones?

Start implementing these natural remedies before you experience big problems because of your kidney stones.

1. Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Juice, and Olive Oil

It is a very easy way to naturally treat* your kidney stone. This can help to reduce* the pain caused by the kidney stone. Mix 2 oz of olive oil with lemon juice to drink it. You can also add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in 12 ounces of pure drinking water to drink it. Regularly consume the combination of these drinks, and you will see the improvement in your condition.

2. Uva Ursi

It is a well-known folk remedy for treating a kidney stone. The regular consumption of uva ursi can help in reducing* the infection in your kidney. Furthermore, it may also help in reducing* the pain and cleaning the urinary tract. The recommended dose of uva ursi is 500 mg for 3 times a day.

3. Stay Hydrated

Stay Hydrated

It is important to stay hydrated whether you are diagnosed with a kidney stone or not. If there is a formation of kidney stone, then it becomes very important to drink enough water. You should drink enough water to maintain the adequate flow of liquid in your body. It will help to flush out all the toxic materials that could make the symptom of kidney stone worse. There is a way to measure the amount of water required by your body.

4. Dandelion Root

Dandelion is regarded as a weed by many people, but the root of dandelion has a history of therapeutic use. The dandelion root is used because of its medical properties. The consumption of dandelion root can help the people diagnosed with a kidney stone, as it is an effective kidney cleanser and toner. The recommended dose of dandelion root is 500 mg twice a day.

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5. Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans

These beans are an effective home remedy for treating kidney stones. It was also used as a medicinal tonic in the past. You should remove* the beans from the pods, and then boil it for around six hours before you can actually consume it. It will help to reduce* the pain caused by the kidney stone.

6. Magnesium

The impact of magnesium on kidney stone is huge. The study shows that the regular consumption of magnesium can enhance* the improvement rate of kidney stone up to 92.3%. Don’t miss out the magnesium. It is recommended to consume 300 mg of magnesium orotate for experiencing the improvement in your condition.

7. Add Fiber To Your Diet

Many vegetable protein sources are rich in insoluble fiber. Adding fiber to your diet can slow down the formation of kidney stones, and it also stops the formation of new kidney stones. It can help to cut down calcium from your urinary tract. There are many fruits and vegetables, which are rich in fiber, but you should also about the level of oxalate in that specific fruits or vegetables, as it is one of the causes of kidney stone.

8. Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate Juice

There are numerous health benefits of consuming pomegranate juice. It is high in antioxidants, which enhance* the protection against health risks. The benefits of consuming pomegranate juice extend to kidney health as well. It can be considered as one of the natural remedies to treat* a kidney stone. According to the study, the regular consumption of pomegranate could be highly beneficial for dialysis patients.

9. Organic Celery

Organic celery in the form of vegetable and celery seed can be considered as an effective kidney tonic and urine-promoters. The regular consumption of celery seed can help in the prevention of kidney stones.

See More: What is Kidney Disease?

Conclusion

The natural remedies will help you to improve* your symptoms to some extent. Furthermore, you these methods will also help in greatly enhancing* your overall condition of the kidney. However, the natural remedies are not meant for replacing the treatments available in the hospital. If you’re experiencing pain and serious symptoms of kidney stones, it is recommended to visit your doctor without wasting any time.

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Expert Author : Dr. Ahmed Zayed (Consumer Health Digest)

Dr. Ahmed Zayed Helmy holds a baccalaureate of Medicine and Surgery. He has completed his degree in 2011 at the University of Alexandria, Egypt. Dr. Ahmed believes in providing knowledgeable information to readers. Other than his passion for writing, currently he is working as a Plastic surgeon and is doing his masters at Ain shams University.