The Ministry of Health of the USSR
The First Leningrad Institute of Medicine of red labor banner named after academician I.P. Pavlov
Leningrad 197089, Lva Tolstogo street 6\8
The Rector’s telephone number 233 14 71
The Secretary’s telephone number 2337153
At the clinic of Nephrology and Urology of St. Petersburg Medical Institute from September 1 of ' 92 to May 31 of ' 93, was conducted the clinical observation of the patients with kidney disease:
Group of patients with:
- Urolithiasis - 45 people, average age 45 +- 5
- Chronic pyelonephritis – 150 people, average age 48 +- 7
- Chronic glomerulonephritis - 24, mean age 24 +-7
Water purified by shungite was used for cooking, drinks making and herbal teas. Patients received the water during the entire period of hospitalization (20 +-5 days in average), and then at home.
The control group consisted of 43 people, who were on treatment in the hospital № 26 of the city of St. Petersburg, among them Kidney disease - 21 patients, Chronic pyelonephritis – 10 people, Chronic glomerulonephritis – 6 people. The usual tap water was used for drinking. With the use of purified water in all patients noted improvement in general condition, increase of diuresis.
The most pronounced effect was observed in patients with chronic pyelonephritis, whose inflammation and diuresis disorders disappeared much faster, significantly improved overall health. In patients with chronic glomerulonephritis significant changes in the clinical picture and laboratory data were not observed.
In conclusion, it should be noted that the application of shungite water is indicated for patients with kidney disease (urolithiasis, chronic pyelonephritis), both in hospital and in outpatient settings.