Category: Kidney Stone

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Kidney Stones are Not Created Equal

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People who have had kidney stones tend to have one thing to say about them: they hurt! One experience with kidney stones is enough to know you don’t want to relive this problem. The fact is, kidney stones are a Learn more »

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Decrease Your Risk of Recurrent Kidney Stones

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Estimates predict that approximately 12% of the population will develop kidney stones in their lifetime. This may not sound in the least bit alarming. What might, though, is the fact that initial kidney stone development increases the risk of future Learn more »

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How to Be Kinder to Your Kidneys

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We don’t typically think about our kidneys, and this can be a good thing. Not having to think about these fist-sized organs means they are probably in good working order. The thing is, now is a great time to give Learn more »

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Can You Control Your Risk of Kidney Stones?

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If you have ever heard someone tell their tale of kidney stones, you know one thing very well: you don’t want to ever have that type of experience! Kidney stones are notorious for being painful. This problem is also recognized Learn more »

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Why is it that Southern Men are at a Higher Risk for Kidney Stones?

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It has been estimated that 5% of the population is affected by kidney stones at any given time. And, sorry our fellow Texans, we live in what has been dubbed “The Stonebelt.” That means we are at a higher risk. Learn more »

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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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