Looking after your kidneys is an essential part of your everyday health. This because your kidneys have a huge responsibility you may have never considered.
They flush out toxins, ensure the maximum absorption of the essential nutrients your body needs and make sure your water balance remains stable.
So when they're not able to do their job effectively because they don't have your suppor... ››› more
About 10% of the entire population get kidney stones in their lifetime. But what is it that causes these painful stones to block your urinary tract? Well, today you'll discover the reasons why kidney stones develop. And more importantly, how you can lower your risk!
Whether you develop kidney stones depends on how high your risk is
Have a look at the factors supplied by the Mayo Clin... ››› more
Well, according to Mr Farnsworth, a bus driver from the UK, it can! Read the interesting take on how he had to go to hospital with kidney stones after he hit a pothole. And more importantly, how you can prevent the same from happening to you!
Mr Farnsworth, the 64 year old, had just dropped the last children off at school and hit a huge pothole with his bus. He said the feeling that hit him aft... ››› more
Instead of taking medications to prevent your kidney stones, use this natural remedy! Oranges contain a natural form of citrate, which does the exact same thing as traditional kidney stone med. So, ditch the meds, and grab a glass of orange juice in the mornings to keep your kidneys stone free instead…
If you’re on medications for your kidney stones, it probably the potassium citrate type. ... ››› more
Does your choice of home country have an effect on how high your risk of kidney stones is? It seems like it can! And it all has to do with the climate. But there's ways around it! Let's see what you can do to lower your risk.
The study that the University of Texas did was on climate and its effect on kidney stones. Being Texas, it’s boiling hot, and the study showed some interesting results. ... ››› more
You can prevent painful kidney stones! And all it takes is few simple changes in your diet. While the D.A.S.H diet (a diet approach to stop hypertension) is for people with high blood pressure, it also shows amazing results in people with kidney stones! So, follow the D.A.S.H diet and not only lower your blood pressure, reduce your risk of kidney stones too!
A study of over 240, 000 people and ... ››› more
According to the Mayo Clinic, kidney stones often have no definite, single cause, although several factors may increase your risk. And that's exactly the case with the most common kind of kidney stones: Calcium oxalate kidney stones. Dietary factors, high doses of vitamin D, intestinal bypass surgery and several metabolic disorders can increase the concentration of calcium or oxalate in urine and ... ››› more
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