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Recognizing signs and avoiding kidney stones

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Kidney stones are solid pieces of material that form in our kidneys due to high levels of certain substances that are normally found in our urine. A small stone may pass on its own, causing little or no pain. A Learn more »

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What you need to know about kidney stones

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They can be intense Mothers who’ve given birth without any kind of pain block often report that the pain of passing their kidney stone was worse. Signs you might have a kidney stone: Pain in your lower back on one Learn more »

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Want to avoid kidney stones? Two small things can make a big difference

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If you are one of our patients who has kidney stones, you could benefit from dietary changes that can decrease your chance of forming new stones. But even if you’ve never had a kidney stone, these simple tips could help Learn more »

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What Causes Kidney Stones?

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They say that kidney stones are one of the only pains that can compare to childbirth. Although we are all grateful that our mother’s brought us into this world, at least that pain had a reward of the love and Learn more »

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Break Those Painful Kidney Stones to Break Free from Pain

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About 7% of women and 12% of men experiences a kidney stone at least once in a lifetime. It means kidney stones are quite common. Although kidney stones aren’t fatal in most cases, they cause extreme, writhing pain, and often Learn more »

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Fuel Your Kidneys in 5 Ways!

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Your kidneys have an important role in the normal functioning of your body. Once they are damaged, the damage cannot be undone most of the time. This makes prevention a crucial measure to take. Here at Collin County Urology, we Learn more »

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Life Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones

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Kidney stones may accumulate in your body during your lifetime, and you may not see them coming. Lifestyle and diet are factors that produce these little felons, yet many experts believe that major myths and misconceptions about the condition can Learn more »

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Stay Away from Kidney Stones with Exercise

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According to a new study, even a little exercise every week can help minimize your risk for acquiring kidney stones up to 31 percent. It was recently published in a journal by the American Society of Nephrology that any form Learn more »

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What Exactly Causes Kidney Stones?

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Kidney stones are formed when certain substances in one’s urine, such as oxalate, calcium or sometimes even uric acid, crystallize. These stones are found in the kidneys, which are vital organs of the body responsible for collecting urine and filtering Learn more »

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Leave No Stone Unturned

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Having kidney stones is a very painful ordeal!  Imagine small pebbles of salt and mineral in your urine that you desperately try to pass through every time you urinate?  It is such an excruciating experience for both men and women.  Learn more »

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