Your kidneys are responsible for excreting waste and excess water from your body through the process of urination (pee). A buildup of waste in your kidneys may occur if you are dehydrated and have too much waste in your blood. The term "kidney stone" refers to these clusters of material.
In most cases, your kidneys remove waste from your blood and produce urine (pee). Having too much waste in your blood and not peeing enough might lead to kidney crystals. A kidney stone is a solid object that will continue to grow in size unless it is flushed out of your system by passing through your urine.
Some people are more vulnerable than others to developing a kidney stone. Kidney stones affect men more frequently than women. Kidney stone disease can be exacerbated by excessive use of these three items.
It's all about salt.
Human health can be negatively affected by salt's components, which can cause kidney stones and gallstones. The most common causes of bile salt malabsorption are Crohn's disease and irritable bowel syndrome.
The amount of calcium excreted in the urine increases when you eat a lot of salt, which is high in sodium. As soon as you've finished eating, any excess calcium in the kidney "sticks" to any excess oxalate. Stones may form as a result of this.
2. The intoxicating effects of alcohol.
Kidney stones are more likely to form in those who consume excessive amounts of alcohol. It is possible to get kidney stones from drinking beer or grain alcohol because of their high purine content. These chemicals have the potential to lead to the formation of uric acid kidney stones.
Fluid and electrolyte management is further hampered by alcohol. When alcohol dehydrates, its drying impact may cause problems for the cells within the body (dries it out).
3. Protein derived from animals.
Don't overindulge in animal protein, which raises uric acid levels and puts you at risk for kidney stones. This includes red meat, poultry, eggs, and shellfish. Urinary citrate levels, a component in urine that helps prevent the formation of stones, are lowered by a high-protein diet
Drinking a lot of water on a daily basis is the best way to avoid most kidney stones. In order to stay hydrated, most people should drink eight to twelve glasses of water each day. If you have kidney illness and need to reduce your fluid consumption, talk to your doctor about how much you should drink each day.
Limiting sodium and animal protein (meat, eggs) in your diet will help prevent kidney stones. Depending on the type of kidney stone, your doctor may be able to provide you with dietary advice to help you avoid further formations.
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