Talking Lifestyle

Is your lifestyle causing kidney stones?

They can range from as small as grain of sand to as large as a lychee, are often made of calcium, and can develop from a lack of adequate hydration. What are we talking about? Kidney Stones.

Kidney stones, otherwise known by their medical name nephrolithiasis, are crystalline mineral material deposits which collect in the kidneys over time when passing through the urinary system.

Whilst you sleep, eat and go about your daily business your urinary system is at work, with your kidneys sorting waste chemicals and filtering the blood.

Occasionally in this process, not all materials or chemicals leave the body, and will instead begin to collect in the kidneys rather than being expelled during urination, forming kidney stones.

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