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Kidney Stones

Prevent Kidney Stones Forever with This Myth Busting Advice

Posted March 7, 2014

Talk to anyone who has ever had a kidney stone and they will tell you that it is one of the most painful experiences—even more than childbirth—that you will ever happen to you. Well, according to Dr. Oz, you can prevent kidney stones forever with his kidney stone myth busting advice that will keep your urine stone-free.

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Blood pressure-reducing diet may also diminish kidney stone risk

Posted February 27, 2014

A diet high in fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts, moderate in low-fat dairy products, and low in animal proteins, refined grains and sweets may reduce risk for developing kidney stones, according to a new study published in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases. March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) encourages people to learn about the kidneys and associated conditions, including kidney stones.

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Vitamin D does not contribute to kidney stones, study asserts

Posted October 18, 2013

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual’s risk of developing kidney stones.

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Dandelions aren’t just weeds in the yard – Discover how dandelions protect against diabetes, cancer, liver disease, and kidney stones

Posted June 11, 2013

If you haven’t already sprayed this year’s crop of dandelions with Roundup or other herbicide – and you’d like to rid your lawn from unwanted vegetation – why not dig up your dandelions and make tea or eat them in salads, stews or a green smoothie?

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Study: Sugary Drinks Increase Risk Of Kidney Stones

Posted May 27, 2013

According to new research conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, sugar-sweetened drinks are linked to an increased risk of developing kidney stones.

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Consuming Less Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Reduce Kidney Stone Risk

Posted May 17, 2013

Twenty percent of American males and 10 percent of American females will experience a kidney stone at some point in their lifetime. Often, these patients will be advised to drink more fluids as a way to prevent future stone formation. Now, new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that some beverages may be more helpful than others when it comes to preventing recurrent kidney stones.

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Light Exercise Still Cuts Kidney Stone Risk

Posted May 6, 2013

Women who exercised even minimally had a significantly lower risk of kidney stones, according to an analysis of a large cohort study. Overall, physically active women had about a 30% lower risk of kidney stones compared with women who reported no exercise. The risk reduction ranged as high as 80% in one analysis, reported Mathew Sorensen, MD, of the University of Washington in Seattle, and colleagues at the American Urological Association (AUA) meeting.

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How to prevent kidney stones with everyday foods

Posted March 29, 2013

Passing them is described by those who have experienced their terror as one of the worst pains known to man, exceeding even the pain of childbirth. But kidney stones do not have to be a constant worry on your mind, especially if you are taking proactive nutritional steps on a daily basis to dissolve and eliminate any that might be cropping up. Here are a few helpful tips for preventing kidney stones with everyday foods and dietary interventions.

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Health of Kidney Disease Patients: Diet and Blood Pressure

Posted November 2, 2012

Three studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology’s Annual Kidney Week provide new information on diet and blood pressure in kidney disease patients. Nimrit Goraya, MD (Texas A&M College of Medicine) and her colleagues investigated whether adding fruits and vegetables to the diet can improve the health of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Home remedies from herbal teas and grocery foods dissolve kidney stones and reverse renal failure

Posted October 31, 2012

Kidney stones develop from waste matter hardening and becoming attached to the inside wall of the kidney. Most kidney stones remain unnoticed until becoming dislodged, getting caught in a ureter or other passageway, while moving through the body during urination. Most diseases of the kidneys remain unnoticed until the problem is severe. You can make a variety of home remedies using herbs and common foods to alleviate a wide range of kidney disorders, including dissolving stones and restoring renal activity.

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