Kidney stones: Causes and preventive measures

When the kidney hurts, it is not pleasant. After the birth pains, he is immediately behind on the ladder of the strongest painful conditions. You don’t have to wait for something to happen, it can be prevented from happening.

Pebbles form when there is a lack of water in the body.

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Water is necessary for the creation of urine, and the formation of stones occurs when we do not drink enough water, when the urine is concentrated.

Hydrate the body with water.

Sweetened drinks (juices, carbonated drinks) create a deceptive feeling of quenching thirst, but in reality they cause dehydration.

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If you sweat a lot, it also causes dehydration.

Drink water, the easiest training is to drink a glass of water after going out of the toilet and maintain the level of fluid that the body needs.

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Intake of a high concentration of sodium causes the formation of kidney stones, because the amount of another mineral, calcium in the urine, increases.

So, less salty snacks, cheeses, processed and canned foods. Eat more magnesium, because it also contributes to the reduction of calcium.

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But we also need calcium, and it is necessary when you consume foods with a high percentage of oxalate, such as chard and spinach. That is why it is good to make spinach with milk or salad sprinkled with cheese, because calcium and oxalate bind in the intestines, and in that way the formation of stones is prevented.

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Intake of large amounts of animal proteins (red meat, chicken, eggs, seafood) causes the accumulation of uric acid and its products (purines). Therefore, it is necessary to reduce the intake of animal and increase the intake of plant proteins.

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Hormones, especially testosterone, also affect the formation of stones.

By puberty, both boys and girls have problems equally (if), while later men suffer from a higher percentage of urolithiasis, especially in their thirties and forties when testosterone levels are highest.

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Women often have problems with hormonal imbalances, ie, an increase in testosterone and a decrease in estrogen (polycystic ovaries, menopause).

Elevated testosterone causes a decrease in osteopontin, a protein that binds to and excretes calcium in the kidneys, and increases the concentration of oxalate in the daily urine.

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In the prevention of kidney stones, you can use teas that are mild diuretics, such as corn silk or raspberry tea and Tribulus tea.

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Tribulus facilitates urination and improves kidney function, it is an excellent tonic for the kidneys. Strengthens and strengthens the whole organism, strengthens ki kidney and has a beneficial effect on the urogenital system as a whole.

It is rich in silicon salts, which prevent the formation of kidney stones. If there are any, it helps to reduce them, facilitates the passage of stones through the urinary tract, restores the mucous membrane of the urinary tract and prevents bleeding.

It is drunk as tea, three times a day.

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