Kidney stones are excess minerals clumped together in your kidney. These stones can be small enough to cause no inconveniences or be large enough to cause lower back pain. If you experience any symptoms, you should visit a urologist. But how, exactly, are urologists equipped to help you treat and manage your kidney stones? KidneyRead More
Causes of Kidney Stones
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with having a kidney stone, it may seem like a scary prospect. The mental image of tiny rocks in your body can be a disturbing thought. Fortunately, kidney stones are relatively manageable and readily preventable. Through tweaks in your diet and other lifestyle habits, you canRead More
Are Kidney Stones Genetic?
Kidney stones are hard deposits of minerals that can form inside the body’s kidneys. The kidneys remove wastes and extra water from the blood through urine. A lot of materials pass through the kidneys with the urine, including a variety of minerals. When these minerals do not fully pass through or do not dissolve adequately,Read More
Can Your Urine Warn You About Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones are solid pieces of mineral-like matter that can resemble yellowish pebble stones. They can form in one of your kidneys when the minerals in your urine are not flushing out properly, which can occur if you’re not drinking enough water. One in every 10 people will develop a noticeable kidney stone in theirRead More
How to Properly Treat a Kidney Stone
Robert has been through a lot. Four years in Army special forces and 30 years as a museum specialist. Robert has had his share of injuries, bangs and bruises, but will swear that there was nothing more painful than the time he had to pass a kidney stone. Robert will tell you that there areRead More