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Natural At Home Kidney Stone Treatment

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Depending on the size of the kidney stone, treatment will likely be done at home. Most kidney stones pass on their own unless the stone is to big to pass through the ureter.

Surgical Removal Of Kidney Stones If the bladder stones are too big to be treated at home then surgical procedure may likely be needed to be done. There are two likely surgical procedures that may be done and they are:
Sound Wave Therapy- This involves the use of sound waves which create vibrations that cause the kidney stones to break into small enough pieces to past through the urine. This surgery lasts 35 - 60 mins. it is pretty uncomfortable and they will put you under anesthesia during the surgery. Known as percutaneous nephrolithotomy, this procedure is done with the use of small telescopes that travel through an incision into the lower back. This surgery is recommended if the sound wave treatment is unsuccessful.  These surgery are only done when the stone is to large and causing blockage. 80% of the time t…

What Are Common Kidney Stone Symptoms?

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If you are enduring an intense lower back pain that consistently throbs, then you may be experiencing what many men, women and teenagers experience which are kidney stone symptoms.

First lets go over what kidney stones are and how they affect our lives. Check out the video below.


Symptoms of kidney stones may include intense pain in the lower back nausea is also common which results in vomiting and dizziness. It is also common for blood to be in the urine when kidney stones are passing.

A bladder stone is a solid crystal formed of dietary minerals and is first found in the kidneys before it passes through the ureter and out of the urine.
Bladder stones effect men and women ages 19-30. Data from family history and physical examination would provide the exact diagnoses of someones kidney stone.

When symptoms cause severe pain medication is the first option for relief. Ibuprofen 3-4 times a day will help decrease some of the discomfort.


Kidney Stone Types


There are more than one type of blad…

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Kidney Stones

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Looking to prevent those horrible kidney stones from forming within your kidneys? The type of diet and daily activities will determine if stones form. Check out these 5 tips to prevent kidney stones from developing.


Drinks lots of water. - Water is the best way to flush any kidney stones out of the kidneys.Avoid surgery drinks. - A lot of drinks now a days contain enormous amounts of sugar its best to avoid these if you want to prevent any stones from forming.Eat a healthy diet with a lot of fruit and vegetables. - Fruits and vegetable contain the minerals and beneficial chemicals our bodies need to prevent stones from forming.Exercise as much as possible. - Exercise is great to stay healthy and maintain a healthy digestive system which is beneficial to fighting kidney stones.Avoid high oxalate foods such as chocolate, tea etc. - Certain foods may allow kidney stones to form and by staying away from these foods your limiting your chances of getting kidney stones. Keeping the kidney…

How To Quickly Pass A Kidney Stone

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Kidney stones can cause extreme pain for those that have them. These stones can be a real nu-sense in someones life. Once you leave the hospital and the pain medication wears off reality sets in.The pain just makes daily life and daily challenges more complicated. For some people work and school are unmanageable when kidney stones are still a problem. Learn how to quickly pass a kidney stone at home with no surgical procedures done by using the following tips.

Drink a ton of water. Drinking up to a liter of distilled water a day will make the biggest difference and help the kidney stone pass through the kidneys. The key is to urinate as often as possible so that the stone will eventually pass.Add apple cider vinegar to your diet. Apple cider vinegar is a natural toxin fighter. It also helps reduce the size of the kidney stone by breaking up its substance.Increase the amount of citric acid in your diet. Eating fruits like oranges, pineapples and lemons will increase the amount of …

The Best Instant Home Remedy For Kidney Stone Pain

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The pain caused by kidney stones can often become unbearable. No matter what drinking a lot of water is the best instant home remedy for kidney stone pain.

The pain these stones cause can lead to extreme nausea and fatigue. Doctors can only do so much and pain killers are not everyone's forte. There are many solutions recommended to those with this problem but only a select few do any good for relieving pain in the kidney.

What causes kidney stones?

Kidney stones form when excess minerals are not excreted from the kidneys and begin to form into a stone. Most stones are very small and can pass on its own while others are so big that a surgical procedure may need to be done. Some habits that lead to these stones are:
Not drinking enough waterNot getting enough calcium and magnesium Eating an unhealthy diet Why do kidney stones hurt so much?

When bladder stones become solid enough to cause blockage within the kidneys extreme pain is felt. No matter how big or small the pain is…

Can You Go To Work With Kidney Stones?

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When I had kidney stones I fortunately was employed and luckily I had a lot of vacation hours to use up. Kidney stones for me were very painful and I couldn't imagine having to work under the condition I was in.

I don't think it is a wise idea to go to work when the pain often sneaks up and becomes very sharp.

Especially when most kidney stone symptoms include fever, nausea, dehydration and of course the constant throbbing pain in the lower back which I disliked to the fullest.


The simple answer I would tell anyone is no. It is not very safe to work when you have a kidney stone. Unless you're a person that can handle an extreme amount of pain you'll be on your knees crying once symptoms start.

If there are no other options but to go to work then be ready to use Advil or Tylenol. Although these do little pain relief in my honest opinion.

Make note to let the boss know that way they are aware of you condition and take it easy a little on you.Also don't forget tha…

What Causes Kidney Stones?

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Most often the causes of kidney stones are linked to one's dietary or hereditary background. The main cause is due to not drinking enough water which is the natural mineral to flush the kidneys.

Different kidney stones are formed by different minerals. Minerals such as calcium, oxalate, sodium and uric acid are the primary the causes of kidney stones. When over consumed or deficient water becomes the number one way to avoid the formation.

Causes Of Calcium Oxalate Stones
When there is a calcium deficiency the body produces a substance known as oxalate. The oxalate then travel through the blood and into the urine. When dehydration occurs the oxalate begins to form a stone within the kidney.

Not only can the body produce a high amount of oxalate when the body is low on calcium but certain foods contain a high amount of this molecule.

For a list of foods high in oxalate and uric acid read my post about kidney stone prevention.

Causes Of Uric Acid Stones
These types of stones are mo…

6 Easy Remedies To Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally

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Millions of men and women deal with kidney stones at some time point in their lives. To dissolve kidney stones the important thing to continue to do is drink a great deal of water often.

Most stones are caused by a few different things such as diet and heredity. The stones can be formed when some minerals are over consumed and began to stick together.

High sodium and sometimes high oxalate food intake are the two most likely causes but a stone can only be diagnosed after it is tested by a doctor.

Kidney stones can be different sizes and the bigger they are of course the more pain you will feel. Some stones may be small enough to where you won't even feel it pass through your system.




Dissolve Kidney Stone Home Remedy
More than likely treatment for bladder stones will be done from home and you will have no choice but to stand the pain until the stones pass through the ureter and out the bladder. The following remedies have helped some but may not work for everyone and they are:

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