Renal Calculus Disease (Kidney stones) is very common and painful health problem in Modern times. Contrary to common perception It’s not an acute disease, but a chronic disease state with episodes of acute pain (renal colic and ureteric colic) usually observed while passing of stone or impaction of Calculus in urinary tract causing back pressure kidney swelling (Hydronephrosis). Usually pain is excruciating (intense) while passage of stone in urethra with vomiting and nausea. Sometimes burning pain while passing urine with frequent urination (Strangury) other times it may feel as dull aching pain in loin to groin due to physical presence of calculi or due to Hydronephrosis. Homeopathic Medicine is the best answer both for acute pain as well as for curing renal Calculus Disease permanently. Homoeopathic treatment helps by dissolving the stone, increasing urinary output, dilating the ureter and altering the PH of urine. Most commonly used Homeopathic Medicine in renal Calculus Disease are: Hydrangea Occimum Can Berberis Vulgaris Canthris Lycopodium. Dietary restriction and change in life style is also very helpful in preventing formation of stone frequently. Kapalbhati and Bhastrika pranayama are also very helpful in curing renal Calculus Disease and prevention of renal stone formation. Dietary restrictions are different for various types of kidney stones. In case of uric acid stone, we have to reduce the intake of proteins. In case of oxalate stones, we have to increase the intake of coconut water, pineapple juice, barley juice and banana. Contrary to common myths, rice is always far better than eating wheat.
Author : Dr.S.S.Tanwar
(Homeopathy doctor in Gurugram, Haryana)