5 Serious Effects of Tomatoes on Kidney Problems

5 Serious Effects of Tomatoes on Kidney Problems

5 serious effects of Tomatoes on kidney

Kidneys are bean shaped organs which helps to filter useless products from our body, they assist in producing hormones, absorbing minerals and also produce urine with body fluids. When the crystals, calcium, salt, uric acid and many more present in urine stick together small masses are formed in kidneys. These hard masses are known as kidney stones. Kidney stones are formed due to dehydration, genetics, diet, Obesity Disorders and high intake of salt, protein and sugars. Calcium stones, struvite stones, uric acid stones and cystine stones are few types of kidney stones and they can be in different shape and size.

How Tomatoes effects on kidney?

Tomatoes are safe to consume in little quantities. We use tomatoes daily in our diet in different forms like in salads, in the preparation of curries and so on. Consuming tomatoes in moderate amounts is safe and has no side effects. Tomatoes contain antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which are very helpful for our body. But consuming them regularly in large quantities may lead to several health problems like indigestion, heartburn, muscle aches etc. Tomatoes are healthy food when taken in moderate amounts and are very beneficial for health. Many people believe that consuming tomatoes leads to kidney Stones Problems, but in real it is not true. It is proven that consuming high oxalate foods leads to kidney stones. As tomatoes contain oxalate people think that it also leads to kidney stones. Whereas oxalate quantity in tomatoes is very low and including tomatoes in diet do not cause kidney stones. People who are suffering from kidney stone problems should avoid intake of tomatoes and its seeds. In these people intake of tomatoes may worsen the problem and may also lead to more kidney stones. People with kidney disorders should limit their intake of tomatoes as tomatoes contain potassium which worsens the condition. Along with tomatoes, intake of other products likes dairy products, sodium, protein, fruits and vegetables high in potassium also triggers kidney stones.

Causes of Tomatoes

High intake of tomatoes may also leads to several health complications along with kidney stones like

  • Heartburn or acid reflux
  • Food intolerance
  • Infections and allergies
  • Digestion problems
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Respiratory problems
  • Migraine problems

Calcium and oxalic acid foods trigger kidney stones. Tomatoes and its seeds contain both calcium and oxalate in little quantities, consuming them may not cause kidney stones as tomatoes have very little amount of these. Packaged tomato puree, tomato ketchup and other packaged products made of tomatoes should be avoided as the oxalate quantity is relatively high.

Homeopathy treatment for kidney problems

Homeopathy treatment for kidney problems works by removing and dissolving kidney stones. Kidney treatment in homeopathy mainly focuses on symptoms of kidney disorders and aims to improve its functioning. Homeopathic treatment for kidney failure works fruitfully, the treatment mainly focuses on treating the root cause of the problems and controlling the symptoms. Homeopathy treatment for kidney problems not just focuses on the renal problem but improve overall wellbeing of the individuals. Homeopathic remedies used to treat the kidney disorders are natural, safe and side effects free.

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