The arrival of summer is an invitation to a lot of health issues, mainly kidney stones. During summer, the overall increase in humidity makes you sweat more, adding to your risk of dehydration which eventually leads to formation of stones. Th the kidneys play an important role in the excretory zone of our body and helps in protecting the human body.
Kidney stones are mineral salts that accumulate in the urinary tract. When these substances crystalize and lump together, kidney stones begin to form. As the stones increase in size, they begin to block urinary flow and lodge in the tube leading from the kidney to the bladder.
“Kidney stones are really very common, it is estimated that 4-8 percent of the population is suffering from kidney stones. Up to 13 percent of men, and 6 to 7 percent of women, could get a kidney stone sometime in their life — starting in the twenties and peaking in the fifties.”
Once you get a kidney stone, you are at risk of getting one again. “In India about five to seven million people” suffers from kidney stone diseases. With an increase in temperature during summer the numbers just keep on increasing. Most people suffer from kidney stones between the ages of 30 to 50 years.
CAUSES for Kidney Stones in Summer
- There are many reasons for the formation of kidney stones
- Infections in the urinary tract
- Vitmain A Deficiency
- Dehydration occurs more frequently during hot weather conditions. Dehydration can lead to kidney stones
- Drinking lots of sweet tea, sodas, and other sugar-sweetened beverages during hot, humid weather increase the chances of developing kidney stones
- Excessive alcohol and caffeine consumption can lead to kidney stones
- As not taking sufficient amount of water in summer can lead to kidney stones.
SYMPTOMS of Kidney Stones in Summer
- Pain on urination
- Nausea and vomiting
- Frequent urination
- Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs
- Intense pain along the kidneys
- Cloudy, bloody or foul-smelling urine.
Homeopathy Treatment for Kidney stones
As it is said that “Precaution is better than Cure”. In Homeopathy there is a treatment for Kidney stones without surgery. We not only have the cure for this condition in homeopathy, we also focus on prevention by changing and modifying one life style which may be a major factor in causing kidney stones. Wonderful homeopathy medicines not only cure the disease but also maintain the health of a person, which prevents a disease from occurring again.
“Homeopathic treatment is extremely effective in flushing out kidney stones. Whether small or big, homeopathy has different types of medicines to flush out or dissolve the stones from their roots in three or four weeks without any surgery.
Top Homeopathy Medicines for Kidney stones in summer
If the stone is present in the left kidney or left ureter, then in this case Berberis Vulgaris is more than likely to expel the stone. There is a sore bruised pain or ache in the kidney area.
It is one of the best remedy for kidney stones in the right side. The specific sign for this is red sand in the urine and there is an intense pain in the back that gets better after urination.
Cantharis is an excellent homeopathic medicine. Sometimes the pain is described as cutting pain. There is intense urging to urinate.
Sarsaparilla is much more suited to patients that have white sediment in urine. There is intense pain at the end of urination.
Stitches in kidneys, extends down through ureters. Pain in left lumbar region.
Dull aching in kidney region. Intense pain in left ureter. Frequent, scanty urination, with burning at the end of it.