Kidney stones are also known as Calculi or Renal Stones. These stones are actually crystalline and hard minerals that are created inside Urinary tract or Kidneys. Even very smaller sized stones can damage tissues of kidney creating infection.
The main function of Kidneys is to remove waste materials from blood and throw them into the urine to be excreted from human body. Sometimes these waste materials are not properly dissolved in the urine that causes the formation of stones in the kidney or urinary tract.
There may be various reasons or causes of Renal Stones formation. Some important are mentioned below:
Calcium Kidney Stones: Most common type is Calcium stones which is caused by excess of Calcium in urine. More common in men.
Uric Acid Kidney Stones: These are more common in women and are mainly caused by severe dehydration or in condition where Uric Acid level is increased in blood (for example in Gout disease).
Cystine Kidney Stones: These are not so common and are usually formed in people that suffer from a Genetic Disorder called Cystinuria. These stones are most difficult to treat and most of the time are diagnosed during childhood.
Struvite Kidney Stones: These type of stones are more common in women and are usually larger in size. The main reason of their cause is infection in Urinary tract.
In homeopathy effective treatment of Kidney stones in available. In 95% of cases Renal stones are removed without surgery or operation. This is the main benefit of this treatment. The homeopathic medicines work by breaking the kidney stones into very small pieces that are then dissolved in the urine to be excreted out. Medicines are used to eliminate the infection that had caused by Renal calculi. Homeopathic medicines also stop the re-formation of kidney stones and prevent infection in urinary tract and kidneys.
In some cases (about 5% cases) the stones are very large and cannot be eliminated by homeopathic medicines. In such cases Surgery or Operation is recommended. After operation the homeopathic medicines are given again to prevent re-formation of Renal stones.