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Urinary Diseases
About Disease

A Kidney Stone is a disease which is highly detected in various age groups of patient round the world. In medical terms, kidney stone is also known as “Renal Calculus”.  Kidney stones are a solid concretion or crystal aggregation formed in the kidneys from minerals in the urine. If stones grow to a sufficient size i.e. usually at least 3 millimeters (0.12 in), they can cause blockage of the ureter.  This leads to the excessive pain which is mostly found in the flank or lower back. In other terms, we can call this type of pain as Renal Colic and it typically comes in the form of waves inside the body usually lasting for 20 to 60 minutes.

Symptoms

The kidney Stones have the following symptoms:

  • Waves of sharp pain that start in side and move toward the groin.
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Profuse sweating
  • Blood in urine

Sometimes, an infection might be present and may cause these additional symptoms:

  • Fever and chills.
  • Frequent urge to urinate.
  • Painful urination.
  • Cloudy or foul-smelling urine.
Investigations

The history, physical examination, urine analysis and radiographic studies are the basis of information for the investigation of the kidney stones at Aimil Healthcare and Research Centre. The clinical investigation and diagnosis is usually made on the basis of the location and severity of the pain. Also, it is common that the nature of pain differs from one to another. There is a severe pain in the lower back of the patient and this occurs when calculi produces an obstruction in the kidney. The physical examination may result fever and tenderness at the costovertebral angle on the affected side.

Management
Treatment

Aimil Healthcare and Research Centre is well known for its Ayurvedic treatment of Kidney Stones. The treatment is done on the basis of various herbal preparations and patent Ayurvedic preparations. The standard line of treatment for urinary stones is as follows:

  1. Polyherbal oral medications are given which are having capacity to regulate crystalloid- colloid imbalance thus preventing precipitation of salts.
  2. In Ayurveda, Anti-Urolithiatic herbs, along with many other herbs, that have been explained which are having a tendency to help disintegrate stones.
  3. A regular consumption of such herbs will definitely help to remove renal calculi. A positive diuresis by the herbs helps in flush out of renal calculi.
  4. Herbs from Ayurveda lead to proper treatment of the kidney stones. This leads to a livelihood with no pain and healthy living.

Dietary Advice

Aimil healthcare and research Centre provides indispensable dietary instructions to maintain the health of kidney stone patients. Intake of fresh lemonade is beneficial for patients having kidney stones. Patients should have proper and balanced intake of fruits and vegetables, butter, honey and should cook their food mostly in vegetable oil. Kidney stone patients should avoid cola beverages (soda, pop). Also, avoid decaffeinated or instant coffee as the process converts the coffee’s ‘glycolate’ into ‘oxalate’. For kidney stone patients, best remedy is to drink lots of water. Water helps to improve the metabolism of the body and also reduces the chances of stone formation.

Physical Activities

Kidney stones will impact one in 10 people at some point during their lives and this problem is steadily increasing. After the profound research at Aimil Healthcare and Research Centre, it was found that kidney stones are at lower risk if the patients follow three hours of walking every week, four hours of light gardening or just one hour of moderate jogging. It was also observed that diet-wise, patients who ate more than 2,200 calories per day increased their risk of kidney stones by up to 42 percent while obesity also raised the risk. Thus, Ayurveda physicians at Aimil Healthcare and Research Centre suggest regular exercises, morning walk and jogging for the kidney stone patients. Also recommends them to choose their lifestyle wisely and try to keep their surroundings beaming.

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