Tips to avoid kidney stones

Kidney stones are a very common medical condition these days. According to data, one in 10 people can develop kidney stones at some point in their lives.

The two main reasons for kidney stones are poor diet and lack of water in the body.

Here are some tips to take care of your health and avoid getting kidney stones.

  1. Drink enough water to keep the body hydrated. Water is needed for the kidneys to work properly.

  2. Reduce the amount of salt you eat every day. Salt contains sodium, which causes calcium to build up in the body and leads to formation of calcium oxalate kidney stones.

  3. Eat meat in moderation particularly red meats and shellfish.

  4. Avoid eating too much sweet food with artificial sugars.

  5. Excessive alcohol consumption should also be avoided.

Eating a balanced diet and fluid intake is vital for health of the internal organs.

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