According to Harvard Medical School, approximately 19% of men and 9% of women will experience a kidney stone by age 70.
If you have never experienced the excruciating pain of passing a kidney stone, consider yourself to be very lucky. If you have had at least one, unfortunately you are likely to have another. In either case you should keep reading to learn how your diet can help keep these painful stones at bay.
Continue reading “How Your Diet Can Help Keep Away Kidney Stones”
Anyone who has ever experienced the knife-like pain of passing a kidney stone vows to do everything to keep their kidneys free of stones in the future. Those lucky enough to have never had a stone, listen up, because these tips may save you from a whole world of hurt.
Whichever column you fit in to, it can’t “hurt” to do a quick review, or learn for the first time, how to avoid kidney stones.
Continue reading “Tips To Keep Your Kidneys Free Of Stones”
What Causes Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones are commonly caused by a build-up of salt and minerals, or calcium-oxalate, that are eventually passed through your urine. While kidney stones are usually are a minor problem, they can cause severe pain.
Here are a few of the most common causes of kidney stones:
Continue reading “Kidney Stone Causes”
Kidney stones can happen at any adult age and can be extremely inconvenient. If diagnosed early, it can be treated more quickly. About 13% of men and 7% of women experience kidney stones, and half of those who get a kidney stone will get it again. Make sure you know the symptoms and when to see a doctor.
Continue reading “Kidney Stone Symptoms”
If you’ve experienced kidney stones once, odds are you’ll want to learn how to prevent them from forming again.
While the small, hard masses can be caused by family history and certain medications, there are some preventative measures you can take to ensure you don’t experience kidney stone pain again:
Continue reading “Can I Prevent Kidney Stones?”
Kidney stones are collections of salt and mineral in the urine. Though they aren’t a serious condition, kidney stones can cause severe pain. If you’re prone to kidney stones, avoid the following foods:
Continue reading “Foods that Trigger Kidney Stones”