Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Easy tips to deal with kidney stones

When certain substances in the urine combine to crystallize, kidney stones are formed. Juices of sweet lime, lime and oranges are known to prevent the formation of kidney stones. Drinking plenty of fluids is known to reduce the risk of kidney stones. Stones can also reveal underlying diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes. Excess weight is a known cause for stones. So exercise to manage your weight. Besides if you are urinating inadequately and in small quantities, you could be at risk for developing stones. Lowering dietary salt is one way of reducing calcium in the urine. If the stones are large, a painless non surgical procedure may be followed to blast the stones.