Kidneys are vital bean shaped organs, located on the left and right hand side of the body in vertebrates. Kidneys receive blood from paired renal arteries. Each kidney is connected to a tube called ureter which carrier excreted urine into the bladder.
Kidney is made up of tiny cells called nephron which is known as structural and functional unit of kidneys. Kidney plays a vital role in filtration of blood. They are important for many reasons in normal functioning of human body. The salt-water balance (osmo-regulation) is exclusively dependent on the functioning of kidney in the body. If there is a problem in any part or function of kidney, it can give rise to many complicated problems. Some of the well known diseases associated with kidneys are dialysis because of low glomerular filtration rate or renal dysfunction, congenital hydronephrosis, nutcracker syndrome, chronic renal failure, polycystic kidney disease, renal dysplasia, renal calculi (kidney stones) and many such diseases.
Homeopathy has proven useful in the treatment of kidney related diseases to a good extent. Many medicines have proven their worth in treating patients and reducing their complications related to kidney problems. The treatment of renal calculi has been proven depending upon the reason, the stage, the position and the size of the stones present in the kidneys. There is always a hope in homeopathy for such patients. Following are few of the many medicines available to treat kidney patients having various ailments:-
- Apis mellifica
- Aurum muriaticum