HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR ALBUMINURIA
Albuminuria is a pathological condition wherein the protein albumin is present in the urine . It is a type of proteinuria .Symptoms are heavy whitish foam in urine . Swelling of the ankles, hands, belly or the face may occur.
The amount of protein being lost in the urine can be quantified by collecting the urine for 24 hours, measuring a sample of the pooled urine, and extrapolating to the volume collected.
Also a urine dipstick test for proteinuria can give a rough estimate of albuminuria. This is because albumin is by far the dominant plasma protein, and bromphenol blue the agent used in the dipstick is specific to albumin.
Causes-The kidneys normally do not filter large molecules into the urine, so albuminuria can be an indicator of damage to the kidneys or excessive salt intake. It can also occur in patients with long-standing diabetes, especially type 1 diabetes.
Causes of albuminuria can be discriminated between by the amount of protein excreted.
· The nephritic syndrome usually results in the excretion of about 3.0 to 3.5 grams per 24 hours.
· Nephrotic syndrome results in far less albuminuria.
· Microalbinuria (between 30 and 300 mg/24h, mg/l of urine or µg/mg of creatinine) can be a forerunner of diabetic nephropathy
APIS MELLIFICA 30—Top Homoeopathic medicine for albuminurea. Presence of albumin in urine, either in pregnancy or in dropsy is cured by the use of this remedy. In dropsy urine is scanty and there is swelling of the body
CANTHARIS Q—Urine is burning and is voided in drops. It contains albumin with infection of the kidney
HELONIAS Q- Albuminous and alkaline urine. Contains phosphates and is profuse and clean. It is also useful in albuminuria of pregnancy
MERCURIOUS COR 30- Albuminuria during the first few months of pregnancy
MERCURIUS SOL 30- Frequent urging. Burning in urethra on the start of urination
PHOSPHORUS 30- Albuminuria in the later period of pregnancy or near the end of pregnancy at full term
PHOSPHORIC ACID 30—Presence of albumin during fever or after fever. Urine frequent , watery and milky
TEREBINTHINAE Q- Albuminous urine with burning and drawing pain in u