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What Causes Kidney Stones?

Most often the causes of kidney stones are linked to one's dietary or hereditary background. The main cause is due to not drinking enough water which is the natural mineral to flush the kidneys.

Different kidney stones are formed by different minerals. Minerals such as calcium, oxalate, sodium and uric acid are the primary the causes of kidney stones. When over consumed or deficient water becomes the number one way to avoid the formation.

Causes Of Calcium Oxalate Stones
When there is a calcium deficiency the body produces a substance known as oxalate. The oxalate then travel through the blood and into the urine. When dehydration occurs the oxalate begins to form a stone within the kidney.

Not only can the body produce a high amount of oxalate when the body is low on calcium but certain foods contain a high amount of this molecule.

For a list of foods high in oxalate and uric acid read my post about kidney stone prevention.

Causes Of Uric Acid Stones
These types of stones are mo…

6 Easy Remedies To Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally

Millions of men and women deal with kidney stones at some time point in their lives. To dissolve kidney stones the important thing to continue to do is drink a great deal of water often.

Most stones are caused by a few different things such as diet and heredity. The stones can be formed when some minerals are over consumed and began to stick together.

High sodium and sometimes high oxalate food intake are the two most likely causes but a stone can only be diagnosed after it is tested by a doctor.

Kidney stones can be different sizes and the bigger they are of course the more pain you will feel. Some stones may be small enough to where you won't even feel it pass through your system.

Dissolve Kidney Stone Home Remedy
More than likely treatment for bladder stones will be done from home and you will have no choice but to stand the pain until the stones pass through the ureter and out the bladder. The following remedies have helped some but may not work for everyone and they are: