Organic and mineral substances present in the urine get deposited in the urinary tract and forms the kidney stones. The stones developed in the urinary tract are of different size.If it has a thickness less than 4mm then it may move down along with the urine and might not cause much trouble. The stones having a thickness more than that of 4 mm may cause trouble to the patient. It may cause sever pain in the abdominal region.
How to Get Rid of Kidney Stone
Drink a lot of water
Kidney stones are the result of concentrated urine. So you need to drink a lot of water which makes the urine diluted and there by prevent the growth of the stone. Drink about two liters of water day and this will increase your urination and helps the kidney to throw out the stone.
Olive oil and Lemon juice
Mix olive oil with lemon juice and drink as much as you can. This will help you to get rid of the kidney stone quickly. Intake of lemonade is also a good remedy for kidney stone as the citric acid present in the lemonade will dissolve the stone and also prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Juices made from celery, cucumber, asparagus, radish and cranberries are found to have kidney stone dissolving property.
Avoid foods that contain more calcium like milk and milk products and leafy vegetables. Also try to avoid foods that are rich in oxalate like chocolates, spinach, sweat potato etc. Consumption of red meat may also increase your chances of getting stones as they produce uric acid from the protein which are primarily responsible for kidney stones.
Whole wheat bread
Consumption of whole wheat bread is found to be a good remedy for kidney stone as it contains magnesium which can prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Limit your salt consumption to about two gram per day. This is because salt increase the chance of calcium deposits in the urine. Patients having kidney stone has to stop their intake of pickles, soft drinks, beer, condiments, aromatic vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower etc as all these may alter the acidity of the urine and increases the risk of stone formation.
Fruits that are rich in potassium salts like watermelons and grapes are found to be ideal for removing the kidney stones. Vegetables and fruits that are rich in fibers will help you to remove the oxalate and calcium present in your urine.
Horse gram and Pomegranate
Soup made of horse gram and pomegranate juice may also help you to get rid of the kidney stone. Similarly French beans are also beneficial for treating kidney stones.
Basil juice which has a strengthening effect on kidney if taken along with honey will help you to expel your kidney stone.