kidney Stones: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Home remedies for kidney stones

kidney Stones: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Home remedies for kidney stones

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What are Kidney Stones? (Renalcalculi/nephrolithiasis)

  • An accumulation of calcium oxalate or uric acid or other cell exudates of the kidney forms a hard stony structure in the cortex or media of the kidney.


  • Types of Kidney Stones

  • Calcium stones: made up of calcium oxalates.

  • Uric acid stones: made up of hard uric acid crystals.

  • Struvite stone: after acute kidney infections.

  • Cysteine stone: hereditary and made up of amino acids.


  • Causes of Kidney Stones

  • Frequent Urinary tract infection.

  • Concentrated urine (low water intake).

  • High mineral and calcium diet (when the kidney is not working accordingly).

  • The habit of retention of urine.


  • Symptoms of Kidney Stones

  • Pain in the abdomen, back, and side of the abdomen.

  • Urine infection, pus, or blood discharge with urine.

  • Paining and burning micturition.

  • Pain is radiating to the lower abdomen and groin region.

  • Nausea, vomiting.

  • Fever chills.

  • Cloudy, discolored, and foully smell urine.


  • Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

  • The basic approach to remove kidney stones is to drink plenty of water and other liquids.

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of organic Apple Cider Vinegar and 1 teaspoon of Honey (shahad) in one cup of warm water. Drink this a few times a day.

  • Add 2 teaspoons of dried Nettle leaf to a cup of hot water and let it steep for 10 minutes. Then strain it and drink 2 to 3 cups daily.

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of Basil (tulsi) juice and Honey. Take this daily in the morning for 5 to 6 months.

  • Take 2 to 3 slices of Whole Wheat Bread daily will help in lowering the risk of kidney stones.

  • Take 60g of Kidney beans in 4 liters of water and heat it for 4 to 5 hours. Strain the liquid and allow it to cool. Drink 1 glass of this liquid once every 2 hrs in a day for about a week.

  • Add 1 cup of Horse gram in 1/2 liter of water and heat it till water level reduces to 1/5th. Strain it and add 2 teaspoons of crushed Pomegranate (anaar) seeds. Take this once in a day.

  • Mix 4 tablespoons each of fresh Lemon (nimbu) juice and Olive oil. Drink this mixture followed by plenty of water. Do this 2 to 3 times a day.


  • When to Consult a Doctor for Kidney Stones

  • Blood in the urine.

  • Pain is persistent for hours and became severe.

  • Pain worsens with nausea and vomiting.

  • Acute fever with chills.


  • Diet and Regimen for Kidney Stones

  • Avoid taking filthy and roadside water or food.

  • Take filtered/alkaline ionized water for drinking.

  • Avoid taking food, which is accumulated the salts/ crystals, beef, poultry, fish, pork, spinach, cabbage, chocolates, soy products, cucumber, etc.

  • Take plenty of water.

  • Avoid retaining urine.

  • Take sitz bath for acute pain(hot water in the bathtub, take fomentation above the navel of the hot water).
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