Kidney stones are most painful and it is recurring complaint. You can simply call it malfunctioning of kidneys where kidneys are preparing stones of excessive dietary minerals instead of throwing them out of the body through urine.
Not drinking enough water
High intake of meat and dietary proteins
High dietary intake of salt and soda drinks
Signs and symptoms
When stones obstruct the ureter or renal pelvis it develops excruciating, intermittent pain that radiates from the back to the groin or to the genital area and inner thigh. This particular type of pain, known as renal colic.
Homoeopathic medicines are very effective in pain management of kidney stones.
Commonly used homoeopathic medicines in treatment of kidney stones
Patient to whom homoeopathic medicine calcarea carb is prescribed are obese. These patients present the typical signs of kidney stone which is white sediments in urine and blood in urine.
Benzoicum acidum is homoeopathic medicine used to treat kidney stones. It gives great relief in complaints of severe pain in lower abdomen and blood in urine due to renal calculi. Urine of these patients is dark in colour.
Berberis vulgaris is homoeopathic medicine used in diseases of the urinary organs. Berberis gives great relief in colic from renal stones. The soreness in region of lower back is present in these patients. Berberis is indicated when stones are present in left kidney. The patient presents complaint of pain and numbness in lumbar region which is aggravated by walking or slightest motion.
The patient to whom cantharis is prescribed presents the burning and cutting pain during micturition. Blood in urine with constant desire to urinate is major symptom presented by these patients.
The patient to whom lycopodium suits presents intense back pain which is relieved by urination. Patients complain of right side renal colic where kidney stones are majorly present in right sided kidney.
Sarsaparilla is prescribed when the pain of kidney stone is acute or temporarily but with severe agonizing intensity. The urine of patient is blood mixed. The small sand like calculi is passed in the urine of patients.
Sepia Officinalis is homoeopathic medicine made up of cuttlefish. Patient presents the complaints of offensive, involuntary urination.
Hepar sulphur is homoeopathic medicine prepared from sulphuret of lime. Patient has feeling of unsatisfactory urination.