HYDRONEPHROSIS AND ITS AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT
One or both kidneys get swollen because of incomplete emptying of urinary tract is known as Hydronephrosis. This condition can be sudden or chronic, one sided or bilateral, partial or complete. It can develop anywhere in urinary tract from opening of kidneys to ureters, bladder or urethra. Hampering of any of the structure of urinary tract can cause problem in emptying the urinary system along with back up of fluid and pressure.
In <strong>Unilateral Hydronephrosis only one kidney is affected but if both the kidneys are affected then it is known as Bilateral Hydronephrosis. Individual with this condition is not provided with right treatment it can lead to permanent kidney damage or may cause kidney failure.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HYDRONEPHROSIS ?
Most commonly underlying health conditions leads to development of Hydronephrosis, which includes :Cancer : Tumors in parts of or near the urinary tract like tumors of prostate gland, uterus, bladder etc can cause blockage which can disrupt flow of urine leading to development of Hydronephrosis.Urinary retention : Due to inability to empty bladder the urine may be held inside body.Kidney Stones : Blockage in kidney or urinary tract due to stones lodged there.Vesico-ureteral Reflux : Health condition in which there is back flow of urine from bladder to kidney can lead to development Hydronephrosis.Blood Clots : Development of blood clots in kidney or ureter.Nerve or muscle problems : Nerve or muscle related problems like in diabetes mellitus can affect ureters or kidney.Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Due to enlargement of prostate gland in males there is blockage of urine because of pressure on urethra by the enlargement.Narrowing or Stricture of Urinary Tract : Narrowing of the tract due to injury, birth defects, infection or surgery.Utreocele : The protrusion of low part of ureter into bladder can cause Hydronephrosis.Uterine Prolapse : Condition in which uterus slips or sage out can cause development of Hydronephrosis.Pregnancy : Due to expansion of uterus there is pressure exerted on ureters which causes blockage of flow of urine.Cystocele : Health condition in which the wall between vagina and bladder becomes weak thus allows bladder to droop into vagina.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF HYDRONEPHROSIS ?
Some of the common symptoms experienced by individual suffering from Hydronephrosis includes :VomitingSudden or intense pain in side or backBlood in urineNauseaFever due to UTIPainful or frequent urinationMalaise or weakness.
AYURVED APPROACH :=
In Ayurved it can be correlated with Mutraghata. Due to intake of dry food , Suppression of natural urges etc leads to vitiation of the Doshas in body Predominantly Vata Dosha. The Vitiated doshas get mixed with Urine causing obstruction of the flow of urine.
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CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATIONS FOR HYDRONEPHROSIS
1. Gokshura Capsules:
Gokshuru capsules are pure ayurvedic medicine which is very effective in kidney disorders as it has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the swelling of the abdomen. It also acts as diuretic which causes increased urine secretion from the body and removal of all the toxins. These capsules contain pure extract of Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). It provides effective result in acute & chronic kidney disease, chronic renal failure, cystitis, and urethritis, nephropathy, and urinary tract infections.
Recommended Dosage: Take one capsule twice daily with normal water.
2. Kidney Care Tablet:
kidney plays an important role in keeping the whole body clean, well-fueled, strong and functioning properly. Kidney failure puts the body at risk, allowing waste to accumulate and damage the kidneys from inside. It is a good idea to do a kidney cleansing and keep a check on the health of the kidneys in your middle and old age. The toxins that buildup results in nausea or feeling sick to the stomach, lack of concentration and blood pressure changes are all symptoms of kidney failure.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
3. Kidney Care Churna:
The kidney care churna is prepared from herbs like Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), & Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). These herbs in combination show anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antioxidant, analgesic, etc properties. Kidney care churna keep all kidney function tests (serum creatinine, urea, sodium, potassium, chlorine, & uric acid), etc in normal range. The use of this churna reduces swelling in the body, remove kidney stones, deal with urinary tract infection, general weakness, & fatigue, etc related to kidney patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice daily with normal water.
4. UTI Care Tablet:
UTI Care Tablets helps to treat Urinary tract infections along with the diseases related to kidney, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra. This tablet contains pure herbal ingredients which are Yavakshar (Hordeum vulgare), kalmi Shora (Pottasium nitrate), Naushadar (Ammonium chloride), Swarna Gairik (Red ochre), etc. UTI Care Tablets are also beneficial in kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, renal colic, burning sensation or pain during micturition, and Hypertension.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.
5. Detox Premium Powder:
The powder contains all the Ayurvedic herbs which strengthen the immune system of the body and prevents the various complications by potentiating immune system. The powder includes :
Parwal Pishti - Parwal pishti is prepared from Coral calcium. It is mainly used in Pitta related disorders and helpful in bleeding disorders. This pishti relieves Ama dosha and improves the digestion power. It also improves the strength and immunity.
Shukta Pishti - It is prepared from Pearl oyster shell. Shukta pishti pacifies Pitta and Kapha dosha. It is the best ant-acid and relieves the abdominal distention. Shukta pishti reduces the rashes on the arms and legs.
Giloy Satva-Giloy satva includes water-soluble extract of Giloy/Guduchi (Tinospora Cordifolia). It balances the aggravated pitta and acts as a mild-antipyretic, antacid, and immuno-modulator. It also reduces burning sensation in the hands, feet, and body.
Kamdudha Ras-According to Ayurveda principles, Kamdudha Ras has Sheeta Virya thus it is beneficial in every Pitta Roga classified in Ayurveda. It is beneficial in the symptoms like burning sensation, restlessness, bleeding tendencies, excessive thirst, and hot flashes, vomiting with yellowish or sour water.
Akik Pishti - Akik bhasma contains Silicon Dioxide and some herbal extracts derived into in during processing with Aloe vera and Rose water. It is used in General debility, Restlessness. It works well in loss of appetite, weight loss, and feeling of excessive heat in the body.
Gandhak Rasayan - Gandhak Rasayan is a great antibacterial, antiviral ayurvedic medicine. It acts as an anti-pyretic, analgesic, & blood purifier.
Sutshekhar Ras-It is an important medicine used in Ayurveda, which acts on Pitta dosha and reduces the symptoms like nausea, vomiting, fever, headache, sour taste of mouth, restlessness, etc.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 sachet twice a day with normal water.