Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is a hard deposit that formed inside the urinary tract system or in the kidney. Stones in the urinary tract is known as urolithiasis. Stones in the Ureters is referred to as ureterolithiasis. In addition, having kidney stones is referred to as nephrolithiasis.

Kidney stones develop when there is a lack or decrease in urine. When kidney stones develop, chemical compounds also are formed in the urinary system like calcium-oxalate. Most kidney stones come from hard calcium stones.

Extreme Dehydration also increases the chance of devolving kidney stones. People who live in dry states are at a greater risk of developing kidney stones since extremely hot dry areas cause dehydration.

Moreover, exercising is healthy, but be sure not to exercise heavily without drinking water. Difficult exercising without staying hydrated increases the chance of developing kidney stones. All muscles need lots of water and oxygen when doing strenuous exercising.

In addition, it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. An untreated urinary tract infection can lead to kidney stones.

Please notate kidney stones can also develop through other diseases like High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, gout, Hypercalciuria, Hyperoxaluria and many other diseases. Different medications could also cause kidney stones, so please be aware of medication side effects to decrease kidney stone risks.