Kidney stones are also known as renal calculi are deposition of salts and minerals formed inside the kidneys. It often occurs when the concentration of urine increases, and minerals begins to crystallize. Any part of the urinary tract starting from kidneys to the bladder may get affected. People who drink less quantity of water are more prone to the development of kidney stones.
Risk factors for kidney stones - crohn's disease, hyperparathyroidism, renal tubular acidosis, recurrent urinary tract infections, medullary sponge disease, excessive use of vit D and calcium supplements, high protein diet, hypertension, inflammatory bowel disease.
Types of kidney stones
Symptoms - Initially kidney stones are asymptomatic, it becomes painful when the kidney stones move into the ureter. Pain may radiate from back to groin with fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, burning micturition, increased urge of urination, blood in urine, discharge of pus in urine, recurrent urinary tract infection etc.
Homeopathy offers symptomatic relief without going through the intense pain of surgery. Homeopathic treatment initiates the removal of stones from the urinary tract by dissolving them into a fine sand-like particle. Along with appropriate treatment and removal, it removes the tendency towards formation and recurrence in the future. If kidney stones untreated at proper time may result in complications like hydronephrosis, pyonephrosis, renal failure etc so Homoeopathic system of medicine helps in overcoming the condition by relieving pain and other associated complaints.