Tuesday, July 26, 2011

How to prevent kidney stones in babies?

 Here are a few things you should do to prevent kidney stones in infants:
  • the most effective way to prevent kidney stones in infants is by drinking lots of water
  • control protein, sugar intake, to increase the food intake of fresh vegetables and fruits. Vegetables and fruits that contain vitamin B1 and vitamin C is the final metabolite in the body is alkaline, uric acid dissolves easily in alkaline urine, is conducive to treatment.
  • Do not overdose cod liver oil, cod liver oil is rich because of vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus can promote intestinal absorption of membrane function, a sudden increase in urinary excretion of calcium and phosphorus bound to have a rainfall, it is easy to form kidney stones in infants.
  • If the relevant considerations and food and milk, milk powder or suspension of the original use of the diet.
How the early detection of kidney stones in infants?
  • the color of urine is cloudy, and even a white precipitate
  • the children appeared alkaline urine urinal
  • When the children cry pee
Babies suffering from kidney stones do not worry, if there is no hydronephrosis, acute renal failure, diet, drink plenty of water most of the children can recover.

Born not long, especially these stones like sand stone, these stones form a relatively short time, traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture has a role. If large stones, not easy to discharge, can also be considered lithotripsy, but try to avoid the stone surgery, one child is too small, risky; Second, bilateral renal stones, both sides should surgery, the baby bear.

As the number of therapy because of the green, no side effects, efficacy and other unique characteristics, infants in the treatment of kidney stones can play an active role. How to use: embraced by children or parents of children holding hands and silently as the number of children or 720.40.60 06000.40.70. Choose one of the groups as the number of daily meditation time, not less than 4 hours. In the process of meditation, parents should observe the response of children, if read after the number of children increased irritability, crying or vomiting then stop reading, reading again for another recipe.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Kidney Stones can be caused by anatomical abnormalities

Urinary tract stones are caused by several things, usually because the concentration of the concentrated urine resulting in deposition of crystals. These crystals will continue to grow with the passage of time. Other factors that facilitate the occurrence of stones are the anatomical abnormalities of the urinary tract so that the flow of urine becomes smooth. Which does not facilitate the smooth flow of crystal deposition?

An estimated number of people with stones in the community about 10-15%, but in countries such as the temperature and other tropical countries, the number of patients can reach 20%. Who have known risk factors include gender, age, race, occupation, geographic location, Body Mass Index and the weather.

One procedure acts to break up kidney stones is the shock wave (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy - ESWL). With ESWL of kidney stones and urinary tract stones can be broken down into fragments that can be refined so that the rock fragments out along with urine, so it should only be done if normal renal function.

ESWL is a device that is modern and safe and convenient procedures to cope with kidney stones without anesthesia and without surgical wound. This is the excess morbidity in addition to ESWL (morbidity) is low, easy to use and the patient can be ambulatory.

However, ESWL has shortcomings, which include stone-free rates are lower, especially for kidney stones with a large size compared with PCNL and open surgery. In addition to stone size, stone-free rate is influenced also by the hardness of stone, kidney function and kidney anatomical circumstances.

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Friday, July 22, 2011

7 natural remedies that can prevent kidney stones

Formation of stones in the kidney or urinary tract is a common disorder. These stones are formed from chemicals found in urine, such as uric acid, phosphorus, calcium and oxalic acid. Stones are formed and enlarged by the concentration of certain substances in the urine exceeds the dissolution.

About 90 percent of kidney stones contain calcium as the main component. Over 50 percent of this amount is a mixture of calcium, ammonium and magnesium, phosphate and carbonate.

Other symptoms of kidney stones are often want to dispose of urine, pain while urinating, only a little amount of urine, nausea, vomiting, sweating and chills. In addition, patients can also bleed during bowel movements of art.

Bean is expressed very effective in overcoming kidney disorders including kidney stones. The trick, removes the nuts from the skin, then slice peanut shells up to about 60 grams. Next, put in four liters of hot water, boil gently for six hours. This liquid should be filtered with fine gauze and cooled for eight hours.

Furthermore, the liquid re-filtered with gauze fabric is smooth with no shake. Once filtered, drink one glass of fluid every two hours throughout the day. Continue for a couple of times a week. This fluid does not work if it is more than 24 hours.
Basil has a strengthening effect of the kidney. In the case of kidney stones, try eating a teaspoon of basil juice and a teaspoon of honey. Consumption every day for six months. Method can be expressed removing stones from the urinary tract.
Apples also play a role in overcoming kidney stones. In countries that use natural unsweetened apple juice as a daily beverage, cases of kidney stones are almost nonexistent. However, apples expressed more useful.
Wine is useful as a diuretic because of its rich water and potassium salt. In addition, the fruit of the womb also has a low albumin and sodium chloride, making it suitable to tackle kidney stones.
Pomegranate seeds considered to be good to tackle kidney stones. Try eating a tablespoon of pomegranate seeds after mashed up into a paste.
Watermelon is the fruit of the most water-rich compared with other fruit. In addition, this fruit is also rich in calcium salts. This fruit is one of the safest and best diuretics which can be used to treat kidney stones.

Vitamin B6
Research shows success of vitamin B6 in dealing with kidney stones. Try taking 100 to 150 mg of vitamin B6 per day. It is better integrated with other B complex vitamins. Consumption for several months to permanent results. However, it is better to consult with your doctor to determine the most appropriate dose for you.

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Clinical manifestations of kidney stones in children

Specific reasons for the formation of kidney stones are not fully understood, but genetics, diet and drinking water composition. Children, low incidence of kidney stones, kidney stones are more common primary, general information 60% to 80%, 1% of hereditary disease, uric acid stones account for 5% to 39%, 5% high-calcium state. Differences in the incidence of large numbers of different ages, children are rare but the incidence increases with age.

Usually after the age of onset of 4 to 5, 8 to 10 is more common after the age of 3-4 year old. The group of 25 patients, 1 of 7 cases of 7 years, 8 years old in 17 cases (68.0%), only 1 case of 5 month baby.

Children with atypical clinical manifestations of kidney stones, mainly hematuria, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, children account for ambiguity, low back pain position statement is unclear. Group 1 patients with kidney stones in children 5 years old, each episode tells the left upper abdominal pain.

Therefore, the clinical diagnosis of kidney stones first little longer most easily misdiagnosed. To have low back pain and or hematuria preferred B-mode ultrasound, combined with abdominal X-ray film can improve the diagnostic rate; diagnosed therapy to medicine penetration to blood circulation, the primary purpose of expansion of blood vessels, urethral smooth muscle to improve the local blood supply, rich blood flow to the kidneys to produce urine increased, is conducive to stone discharge.

Expansion of the renal artery damage to the kidneys to increase the effective blood perfusion, increased oxygen supply to the kidneys and improving kidney microcirculation, adjust the overall function of the kidneys, the urine pH stability, so that Ca2 +, lipid, oxalate and other fully dissolved in urine, not deposition, no precipitation, the formation of stones is not nuclear, then generate the conditions for the eradication of the stone. Stones greater than 0.80cm × 0.90cm, line drug treatment in vitro with laser lithotripsy, laser lithotripsy for the treatment of kidney stones in vitro a better way, should be strictly controlled indications.

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