Kidney stones are one of the common reasons why people visit a kidney doctor and if neglected can lead to kidney failure. Kidney stones are formed when the body produces excess chemicals and their concentration becomes high in the urine.Many factors contribute to stone formation like genetics, environment, your diet and fluid intake. Certain foods can contribute to stone formation in the ones who are susceptible.
There are different types of kidney stones like calcium, oxalate, phosphate and uric acid. Diets rich in animal protein like meat, fish can promote uric acid stone formation. People who have recurrent urine infections are also at higher risk of forming stones. It is very important to know what type of stone a person has/is forming.
Kidney Stones Treatment
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