Symptoms of Kidney Stone
Treat kidney stone when they are of few mili-meters before they grow into centimeters. (Above images are real kidney stones)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Persistent need to urinate
- Urinating more often than usual
- Fever and chills if an infection is present
- Urinating in small amounts
- Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs
- Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin
- Pain that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity
- Pain on urination
- Pink, red or brown urine
- Cloudy or foul-smelling urine
Watch formation of a Kidney Stone
Improper and poor diet is a prominent contributor that results in the formation of kidney stone. The lifestyle these days has brought monumental changes in the eating habits of almost all of us. Today fast foods, consumption of animal fat and proteins in an excessive amount has become a part of the diet for many.
Low intake of fluids that ultimately results in dehydration is the root cause of kidney stone formation. Lack of fluids, especially water causes an increase in the risk of concentration of minerals in the kidney. The minerals start to deposit and later concentrate and then crystallize which eventually leads to the formation of stones.
One of the major causes of kidney stones is obesity. Obesity is in direct relation with poor diet. Obesity causes strain on the overall body and also the biochemical systems.
Another prominent cause of kidney stones is the hereditary genetic disorder. The disorder in the genes can lead to improper metabolism to absorb substances into the bones and other tissues. The excess calcium which remains in the body will in sometime club together resulting in the formation of kidney stones.
Kidney stones are also caused due to some of the infections that can block or alter the flow of fluids in the body. Specifically, if the flow of the urine is affected, mineral deposition in the urinary tract results into kidney stones.