The microlithiasis is a disease of the kidneys, which is accompanied by the formation of these stones microliths. The composition and characteristics of rocks depend on the overabundance in the body of those substances that provoked the disease. So, the appearance of urate stones associated with the overabundance in the body of uric acid. The formation of phosphate stones – it "hands" of a large number of acid phosphate and oxalate stones occur due to high concentration of salts of oxalic acid.
The cause of the disease can be improper diet, unhealthy habits and genetic predisposition to the accumulation of salts in the body. To provoke the appearance of microliths in the kidney can certain medications, hard water, etc. At first, the disease occurs without symptoms. In advanced cases, patients go to the doctor when the pain in the lumbar region becomes unbearable, urine darkens, and there is blood. In addition, the patient may increase blood pressure and temperature.
The diagnosis is based on ultrasound and urine test. Treatment of the disease is complex and involves medical therapy and appointment the diet. Traditional treatment is with drugs, normalizing the function of the kidneys, cleansing the blood and stimulating the dissolution and excretion of microliths from the body. As for diet, it is necessary to adhere to a lacto-vegetarian diet, completely abandoning spicy and salty foods.
The emphasis should be on fruits and vegetables, especially watermelons. This berry normalizes water-salt balance in the body and nourishes it with essential minerals. In a large number of needs to consume water and better if it is mineral. Great importance is attached to the kidney herbs and fees. As soon as the metabolism will fully recover, microlites begin to dissolve on their own and be excreted with the urine.
For the prevention of microlithiasis need to lead a healthy lifestyle, give up bad habits, drink at least 2 liters of fluid a day and not too much heavy exercise. When the first symptoms of the disease should immediately consult a doctor. This will help to prevent the development of complications such as renal colic, hydronephrosis, renal failure etc. in addition, in advanced cases, it is rarely possible to restore the patency of the kidney with medicines. Often requires surgical intervention.