Friday, March 15, 2013

Preventing Kidney Stones.

If you want to avoid having kidney stones watch your diet and your blood pressure, prevention key DRINK PLENTY of WATER. There are different types of kidney stones; some of the more common ones are the calcium oxalates and calcium phosphate. Kidney stones may be formed by Calcium Oxalate or Calcium Phosphate, Uric acid, Struvite stones, Cystine stones. Another common cause is Hyperparathyroidism primary causes Kidney Stones post.Click here to read the post. Struvite Stones are formed due to the result of kidney infections, preventing infections will prevent kidney stones to be formed. Cystine stones are due to a genetic disorder where the cystine leaks into the kidney and forms crystals that eventually accumulate into kidney stones. Calcium kidney stones can be prevented by eliminating salt from your food and use spices instead of salt, don’t add salt to your food and avoid salty foods. Because salt increases the quantity of calcium that our body eliminates through urine, which can eventually accumulate in the kidney, forming the kidney stones. Avoid Deli meat, canned soups, processed foods, fast foods, msg, sodium bicarbonate or baking soda, baking powder, nitrates. Stones of Calcium oxalate may be prevented by avoiding in your diet; salt, peanuts, nuts, Brussels sprouts, berries, oranges, avocados, tea, coffee, and spinach, rhubarb, and wheat bran. Uric Acid stones are formed when the ph of the urine is acidic. Avoid foods with high protein like eggs, meats, poultry, fish and shellfish. Uric Acid attaches to calcium in urine, so again AVOID SALT. (Salt increases the elimination of calcium in urine). If you have suffer from Kidney Stones and want to prevent getting them again, a dietitian that specializes in kidney stone prevention can write a plan meals that will lower the risk of your kidneys forming stones again, based on the specific type of stone that the person formed. Being overweight can be a risk factor to have kidney stones so the same change of diet can also help to lose the extra pounds. The nutrition and diets that are followed by people that want to avoid hypertension or so called (DASH) diet can reduce the risk of forming kidney stones, which includes fruits, vegetables, limited milk, cheese, yogurt and cream, and low on animal protein. Lower back pain is one of the most common sympthoms, if you suspect of having kidney stones see your physician. Diet can help at some degree once you have had kidney stones, but if you can prevent it, is even better. Blessings! No More Kidney Stones: The Experts Tell You All You Need to Know about (Google Affiliate Ad) for more information please visit Dietary changes to prevent kidney Stones.

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