5 Natural Remedies To Prevent & Dissolve Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are crystalline “stones” formed by dietary minerals in the urine. Most stones are made up of calcium, potassium, and several other minerals and electrolytes, but calcium appears to be the most common kind of kidney stone.
Passing a kidney stone is a painful experience that few people would ever forget, and although they are more common in men, it is important for everyone to be aware of what kidney stones are, how to prevent them, the signs of symptoms, and the treatment for this condition.
What Causes Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones form due to several factors. One major factor is low fluid intake, leading to very concentrated urine and decreased ability for the body to rid itself of these minerals through more dilute urine.
High dietary intake of animal protein, sodium, refined sugars, fructose, high fructose corn syrup, cola, grapefruit juice, apple juice, and oxalates (found in spinach, nuts, chocolate, cocoa, strawberries, rhubarb, beats and other foods) can all lead to…