A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract. Nephrolithiasis is the medical term for kidney stones.
- Lack of calcium supplements
- High blood pressure (uncontrolled)
- Unbalanced diet
- Lack of water
- Kidney diseases
- Bowel diseases
- Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs
- Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin
- Pain that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity
- Pain on urination
- Pink, red or brown urine
- Cloudy or foul-smelling urine
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Persistent need to urinate
- Urinating more often than usual
- Fever and chills if an infection is present
- Urinating small amounts
Types of kidney stones
- Calcium stones.
- Struvite stones.
- Uric acid stones.
- Cystine stones.
- Radish Leaves
- Kidney Beans
- Horse Gram Powder
- Lemon Juice
- Celery Juice
- Nettle Leaf
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Dandelion Root
- Lemon and Olive Oil
- Whole Wheat Bread
- Tomato Juice
How to prevent kidney stones?
- Consume at least 8 to 10 glasses of water on the daily basis.
- Avoid eating too much meat and any kind of fish.
- Eat fruits, which are rich in potassium.
- DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet can be very beneficial in order to prevent kidney stones.
- Avoid adding too much salt in your diet.
- Add ACV (apple cider vinegar) and lemon juice in your beverages.
- Eat fruits and vegetables that are high in calcium, carbohydrates and citrus.
- Avoid eating non-fermented soya.
- Try to consume magnesium on the daily basis.
- Avoid artificial sweeteners.