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Home Remedies For Kidney Stones: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

What is the remedy about? Are there any side effects? What are the post-remedy guidelines? How long does it take to recover? Are the results of the remedy permanent? Is there any training or experts required?

What is the remedy about?

Kidney stones are formed due to excessive uric acid or calcium. Due to the presence of calcium and uric acid in high amounts, the fluid in our urine is unable to dilute it and the excessive acids and minerals end up as small crystals called kidney stones. It is possible to cure Kidney stones in its early stages through certain home remedies:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar: This is a very popular remedy for kidney stones. It helps in dissolving the stones and flushing it through urine. It can also prevent future occurrence of kidney stones. Mix it with honey and drink it thrice a day.
  • Kidney Beans: The name of this bean is very apt as it is very beneficial for the kidneys. It has a high content of magnesium which helps reduce the symptoms associated with kidney stones. Boil the beans for a long time, strain the liquid and then cool it before drinking. It’ll help ease the pain due to kidney stones.
  • Pomegranate: The seeds and juice of pomegranate is a great remedy for kidney stones due to their sour nature and astringent properties.

Are there any side effects?

  • Excessive intake of Apple cider vinegar is dangerous as it causes several health hazards like tissue damage, gastrointestinal problems etc.
  • Intake of raw kidney beans is harmful as it contains certain hazardous chemicals.
  • Some people are sensitive to pomegranate juice which causes itching, swelling and difficulty in breathing

What are the post-remedy guidelines?

These precautions should be taken post remedy:

  • Drink a lot of fluids
  • Maintain a healthy diet
  • Limit the amount of salt intake

How long does it take to recover?

It takes several weeks for the stone to pass through urine. If the remedies do not seem to reduce the symptoms within the first two-three weeks, it's highly recommended that you consult a doctor.

Are the results of the remedy permanent?

If proper precautions are not taken, then it is possible that kidney stone might form again.

Is there any training or experts required?

The remedies provided here are very simple and requires readily available ingredients. Hence there is no training or expert assistance required for these remedies.

Popular Questions & Answers

I have a 6 mm kidney stone, not able to stand for even 10 mins. Can it pass naturally. Will it cause kidney failure. Please suggest best medicine.

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