Natural remedies for kidney stones

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1 in 10 Americans will have a kidney stone during their lifetime, and there are nearly half a million people going to the emergency room – due to kidney stones – each year! With more than 10% of the American population suffering from these painful stones it’s important to understand how to prevent these from happening in the first place, and the answers may be simpler than you think.

Is the ‘standard American diet (SAD) the cause of kidney stones?  It’s hard not to acknowledge the fact that the foods found in the SAD diet are a contributing factor to a massive decline in the health of Americans today. Which brings us to the $64,000 question: Is there a link between this way of eating and kidney stones?

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10 Natural Remedies for Kidney Stones

Lemon Juice for Kidney Stones

The kidneys are one of the most important organs in the human body. The kidneys help to detox and filter impurities from the blood, as well as waste products from your urine. Kidney stones form when the kidneys are not able to process toxins efficiently. Specifically, a crystallization of unprocessed minerals builds up. Kidney stones cause pain and possible blockage of urine flow.

 

The following are some simple natural remedies that may help soothe the discomfort of kidney stones and speed up the body’s natural healing process.

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1. Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, and Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

This is one of my favorites and easily one of the most effective remedies for kidney stones and the pain they cause. At the first symptom of stone pain, mix 2 oz of organic olive oil with 2 oz of organic lemon juice. (more…)

3 Early Signs You Have Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are often called the worst pain on earth. Personal horror stories abound about them. No wonder, look at the photo, can you imagine passing that? It’s easy to believe that horrific pain would be the only sign you’ve developed a kidney stone, but what if there are other early warning signs? Great news, there are signs that you have an impending stone, and being aware might give you enough time to deal with it before the pain really hits. (more…)

How to prevent kidney stones with everyday foods

Passing them is described by those who have experienced their terror as one of the worst pains known to man, exceeding even the pain of childbirth. But kidney stones do not have to be a constant worry on your mind, especially if you are taking proactive nutritional steps on a daily basis to dissolve and eliminate any that might be cropping up. Here are a few helpful tips for preventing kidney stones with everyday foods and dietary interventions: (more…)

Eating hot food from melamine plates increases risk of kidney stones

Melamine plates and cups have been the tableware of choice for many Western families during the last couple of decades, and they are fondly associated with children’s parties and outdoor picnics. According to a new study by researchers at the Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan; however, melamine tableware releases toxic quantities of kidney stone-forming melamine when exposed to high temperatures – such as when they’re holding hot food. (more…)

Kidney Stones: How to pass them quickly

Causes and Natural Remedies

There is perhaps no pain as agonizing as the pain associated with a slowly passing kidney stone. From all who have suffered from this ailment of the uro-genital tract, we have heard that they never want to experience this excruciating pain again. And so we are compelled to highlight the causes and natural cures for both the trauma, as well as the chronic condition from which this imbalance springs.

Causes:

“Kidney stones develop when microscopic particles form in the collecting system of your urinary tract and then gradually enlarge. When they become large enough to move, kidney stones can cause excruciating pain. Low urinary volume — the result of inadequate fluid intake — high concentrations of calcium, oxalate, phosphate, sodium and uric acid ions, acidic urine and low levels of citrate all favor stone formation. A variety of medical conditions contribute to kidney stones, too, including diabetes, obesity, gout and some intestinal diseases. A family history of kidney stones also increases your risk.”(Per Livestrong.com)

Three examples of kidney stones — the more painful variety (more…)

A Natural Solution for Crystal Clear Kidneys

When you’re already concerned about kidney issues, no one has to tell you that keeping your renal system in shape is absolutely critical to your health and comfort. And no one has to tell you about the discomfort that can accompany deposits that form from the calcium, oxalate, sodium, phosphorus and uric acid naturally present in your urine—because you’ve probably experienced it firsthand. If so, it’s probably safe to say you want to do everything in your power to protect and promote your kidney health and function. (more…)

Evil Soy

Today, we turn our attention to soy. I tell you true, that stuff’s poison. It can do a number on you like nobody’s business and you might not even be aware it’s soy that’s causing all your woes.

Lest you object to my going after soy, I’ll agree up front that not all people suffer soy’s dire consequences. But then, most smokers don’t develop cancer, either. How lucky do you feel?

Here’s what you’re facing: (more…)

10 Natural Remedies for Kidney Stones

The kidneys are one of the most important organs in the human body, as they help to detox and filter out impurities from the blood, as well as waste products in our urine. Kidney stones form when the kidneys are not able to process these toxins efficiently. In this case, a crystallization of unprocessed minerals build up, causing pain, stones and possible blockage of urine flow.

The following section will offer some simple natural remedies to help soothe the discomfort of kidney stones, as well as speed up the body’s natural healing process.

1. Lemon Juice, Olive Oil & Raw Apple Cider Vinegar (more…)