Remedies, treatments and care for Kidney stones

Kidney Stones

Urine contains many dissolved minerals and salts. When your urine has high levels of these minerals and salts, you can form stones. Kidney stones can start small but can grow larger in size, even filling the inner hollow structures of the kidney. Some stones stay in the kidney, and do not cause any problems. Sometimes, the kidney stone can travel down the ureter, the tube between the kidney and the bladder. If the stone reaches the bladder, it can be passed out of the body in urine. If the stone becomes lodged in the ureter, it blocks the urine flow from that kidney and causes pain.


Eat kidney beans  Popularity: 431  Effectiveness: 0.5  
Drink lemon juice  Popularity: 430  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Eat pomegranate  Popularity: 364  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Eat watermelon  Popularity: 322  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Drink nettle leaf tea  Popularity: 316  Effectiveness: 2.9  
Drink apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 303  Effectiveness: 4.3  
Eat bran flakes  Popularity: 283  Effectiveness: 1.6  
Drink water  Popularity: 269  Effectiveness: 3.3  
Take wheatgrass juice  Popularity: 266  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Eat celery  Popularity: 261  Effectiveness: 1.1  
Drink parsley tea  Popularity: 244  Effectiveness: 1.8  
Drink basil tea  Popularity: 239  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Eat magnesium-rich foods  Popularity: 138  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Reduce salt intake  Popularity: 121  Effectiveness: 1.8  

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