Fruit flies do get kidney stones. Funny is it
not? Their kidney tubules are so transparent that scientists find it easy to
study about them. Kidney stone is an aggregation of crystals formed from dietary
minerals. They affect mostly 80% of the men. If the stones grow to a
considerable size they cause obstruction of the ureter which leads to pain.
of kidney stone formation include drinking less amount of water, high intake of
animal protein, sodium, refined sugars, grape fruit juice, apple juice and
colas. Super saturation of urine and fluoridation of drinking water can also
cause kidney stones.
found that genes can also play a role in increasing the risk. You know what? Drinking
iced tea can increase the risk of getting kidney stones, because it contains
oxalates in high concentrations. Today, even children as young as 3 years are
suffering from kidney stones the reasons health professionals point out are; sugar
filled drinks, fast foods coupled with a sedentary lifestyle.
that a healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones. Including more of nuts,
fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy products and whole grains and limiting foods
such as salt, red and processed meat and sweetened beverages can prevent kidney
stone formation. If you are suffering from kidney stones your first goal would
be to remove it naturally.
First drink plenty of water up to 3 liters daily. Include
foods such as asparagus, watermelon, cantaloupe, celery and grapes in your
daily diet. You can drink linseed tea to
break up kidney stones into small pieces. If you want to try herbal medicines
there are some really beneficial methods in Siddha medicine.