Passing Kidney Stones: What You Need To Know

5 Things To Know About Passing Kidney Stones Unfortunately, one in 10 Americans will experience the unpleasant little kidney formations called kidney stones at some point in their lifetime.  While not everyone will get kidney stones, it’s important for you to not only understand why you’re experiencing kidney stones, but also what to do when you

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Can Wine Prevent Kidney Stones?

Do Libations Like Wine and Beer Reduce Your Risk For Kidney Stones? Kidney stone pain is unlike anything else—many compare the pain of kidney stones to that of childbirth. As uncomfortable as kidney stones are, there is little to do about them when you have one. Most of the time you have to wait for

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Why You Should Love Your Kidneys

We love those bean-shaped blood filters because they do so much for you! Kidneys aren't the most glamorous organs in the body. But, there are several reasons why you should appreciate your kidneys and the difficult job they do. These bean-shaped urinary system organs sit opposite each other, each one about the size of a

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Does Soda Cause Kidney Stones?

  Is this beloved beverage affecting your kidney health? Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like deposits made from minerals and salts that form in your kidneys. About 11% of men and 7% of women suffer from kidney stones, and they have a track record for occurring more than once. They can be extremely painful as they

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