Health is one of the greatest blessings of God. Nothing feels alright when you are sick. The kidneys help your body to get rid of impurities from your blood and waste products from your urine. Kidneys also enable your body to detox. They are damaged due to a number of reasons. One of them is kidney stones (deposits of mineral or organic substances that form in the kidneys). Men have more chances of getting kidney stones as compared to women. These stones stop the kidneys from functioning properly and you end up in unbearable pain. Before it’s too late, try some home remedies to get rid of kidney stones.
Water and all kinds of fluids containing minerals and vitamins should be taken in large quantity. It is recommended that a human should take in at least 8-10 glasses of water a day. In order to get rid of kidney stones, one should take in a good amount of water and caffeine-free fluids and beverages. Count the number of glasses of drinks/water you take and the urine if you forget.
Pomegranate and Water Melon are the two fruits which are very good for treating kidney stones consisting of calcium and magnesium phosphates and carbonates and astringent properties. You can have one pomegranate daily in form of salad or fresh juice. On the other hand, watermelon consists of water with potassium which matins the acidity level in urine. Eating watermelon daily in large amount can help flush the kidney stones. These fruits are a good source of getting rid of kidney stones.
Kidney beans are good for kidney and urinary problems. Try to take them in your diet on regular basis. You may boil and add them in your salad, or add beans to water and boil it for about 6 hours. Strain the water and cool down and drink it throughout the day.
Having more meat in your diet may produce more amounts of uric acid and calcium. This may lead to forming kidney stones. In order to get rid of kidney stones, try not to take in a lot of meat in your diet as animal protein is not much healthy.
Exercise is the one beneficial thing for your body. It makes your body active. Cardiovascular exercises, jogging, cycling etc keeps your bones from releasing calcium. Try to for walks and exercise for at least 20-30 minutes every day in morning or evening.
Deficiency of magnesium in your body may end up in forming kidney stones. Adding more magnesium to your diet may help you in getting rid of kidney stones. High amount of magnesium is present in leafy vegetables such as Okra , Black beans, Pumpkin and squash seeds, Spinach, Broccoli etc.
Lemon juice may help to break kidney stones and stops the growth. You can take a glass of warm water and add 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Drink this two to three times a day. It is a good home remedy for health kidneys.