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kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
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He advised against eating tomatoes and spinach if your are suffering from kidney stones.
In a study involving 60,000 patients , researchers found that as daily temperatures rose, there was a rapid increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones, Health news reported.
The study team also found that very low outdoor temperatures increased the risk of kidney stones in three cities: Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia.
rose above 50 degrees, the risk of kidney stones increased in all cities except for Los Angeles.
When kidney stones become stuck in the urinary tract, the pain is excruciating.
Cities with higher daily mean temperature were more likely to cause kidney stones among their residents.
com/Amanda-Harvey3 A Kidney Stone Support Group has recently been set up which will provide support and education for all kidney stone sufferers and their families/carers.
Jonathan Harper will present the findings of an FDA-registered "first in humans" trial to non-surgically propel and expel kidney stones from the body, during today's plenary session at the 2015 American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting in New Orleans.
They can then refer you on to a urologist specialising in the treatment of kidney stones if necessary.
A study of more than 50,000 people living in the United Kingdom found that vegetarians had almost a 30% lower risk of having kidney stones compared to "high meat-eaters" who were described as eating more than 3 ounces of meat daily.
What to do: Drink plenty of fluids to lower your risk of kidney stones.
Mc Most kidney stones are calcium salts and in untreated urinary infections, the stones can grow into a staghorn shape filling the whole of the centre of the kidney.