Kidney Stones

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  1. Eating Do’s and Don’ts to Prevent Kidney Stones If you want to prevent kidney stones from forming, there are foods you should and shouldn’t consume. While there are a lot of different causes of kidney stones, diet can play a key role in their development.   So, if you’re looking to prevent kidney stones from forming in the first place, ...
  2. Home Treatment Options   The majority of kidney stones are passed without the need for treatment. However, the symptoms associated with them can be extremely uncomfortable. Therefore, it is worth looking into home treatment options which could reduce symptoms and help clear them up faster.   Here, you’ll ...
  3. How Kidney Stones Are Diagnosed If you think you might have kidney stones, there are several tests you may need to undergo to have them diagnosed. It is important to seek a professional diagnosis as you need to know what type of stones you have and how large they are.   If stones are particularly large, they can cause a ...
  4. How to Prevent Recurring Kidney Stones If you’ve already had kidney stones, you’ll definitely be keen to prevent them from developing again. However, unfortunately some people do experience reoccurring kidney stones.   When you’ve had kidney stones, it does increase your risk of developing them again. Therefore, it’s a ...
  5. Kidney Stones – What Are They and Who Gets Them? Also known as renal calculi, kidney stones are solid masses that largely develop in the kidneys. However, they can also pop up anywhere along your urinary tract. They are made from salts and minerals and are notoriously painful when passing through the body.   Here, you’ll discover more ...
  6. Kidney Stones in Children The majority of people who suffer with kidney stones are aged 20-50. However, occasionally they can occur in children too. It can be devastating watching your child suffer with the symptoms kidney stones produce. However, the good news is that they can be treated, and they will usually pass ...
  7. Kidney Stones in Pregnancy Being pregnant can be difficult enough with all of the sometimes unpleasant side effects to deal with. However, for some women, they also have the added issue of dealing with kidney stones.   Pregnancy itself doesn’t actually increase the risk of kidney stones. However, it can be more ...
  8. Myths about Kidney Stones Kidney stones are extremely common, yet there are a lot of myths surrounding them. You’ll find a lot of inaccurate advice online surrounding kidney stones and their causes.   Here are some of the most common myths about kidney stones and the truth behind them.   Avoiding Calcium Will ...
  9. Signs That You May Have Kidney Stones It is estimated that one in ten people will develop kidney stones during their lifetime. As common as they are, they can cause severe pain and discomfort. The earlier they are detected, the sooner they can be treated. So, how do you know if you have them?   Here are some of the key signs that ...
  10. Kidney Stones – When Surgery Is Needed Although most kidney stones will pass through the body without medical intervention, sometimes surgery may be required.   All kidney stones start off small, but some can continue growing as more minerals attach to them. The bigger they get, the more difficult they are to pass naturally. They ...
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