Kidney Stone Symptoms
- Severe pain in side and back, and below ribs
- Pain spreads to lower abdomen & groin
- Pain on urination
- Pink, red, brown urine
- Nausea, vomiting
- Persistent urge to urinate Fever and chills (if infection present)
Kidneys filter waste, extra water from blood. This sent to bladder as urine. A kidney stone is a solid piece of material, forms from substances in urine.
Types of Kidney Stones Calcium Kidney Stones
Most common are calcium stones, made from calcium oxalate. High oxalate levels are found in some fruits, vegetables, and nuts, chocolate. Your liver also produces oxalate. Dietary factors, high doses of Vitamin D, intestinal bypass surgery, and different metabolic disorders can increase concentration of calcium, oxalate in urine. Calcium stones may occur as calcium phosphate.
Struvite Kidney Stones
Response to infection (ie. urinary tract). Struvite stones grow quickly, become large. Uric Acid Kidney Stones: Form when dehydrated, on high-protein diet, and/or have gout. Genetic factors, Blood disorders may predispose you. Cystine Kidney Stones: small percentage – Hereditary disorder causes kidneys to excrete excessive amino acids (cystinuria). Treatment: Natural product (herb from Amazon rainforest) known a 1000 yrs. Its extract is named ‘Chanca Piedra’ (‘Stone Crusher”).
Clinically veted. Active ingredient of chanca piedra prevents calcium oxalate crystals from forming, breaks matrix holding stones together, AND is antispasmodic, allowing urinary tract muscles to relax for stones to pass easily and painlessly. 1990: Dr. W. Wiemann treated 100+ patients with chanca piedra – 94% successfully eliminated stones in 1-2 weeks. Genuine Chanca Piedra: Special 10:1 extract with NO FILLERS,COLORS, PRESERVATIVES, SWEETENERS or DAIRY. Other products are full of fillers & preservatives. Many others are ‘leaves and stems’ only – products contain very low quantities of the effective ingredients.