What causes kidney stones?

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kidney stonesKidney stones or urolithiasis is a widespread phenomenon. The desease is found in about 500 from 100 thousand people. Usually people aged 20 to 50 years are at risk. What causes kidney stones?
Formation of kidney stones is connected with violation of acid-base metabolism in the body.
The most common type of a kidney stone contains calcium oxalate or phosphate. Furthermore, a cause of kidney stones can also be uric amino acid in the urinary tract.
An important part in the occurrence of urolithiasis is given to birth defects and congenital abnormalities of the kidneys and urinary tract, injuries, and infectious diseases.
The process can be accelerated due to an infection. Even tonsillitis, tooth decay, or adenoma may play their roles. The infection in the form of pus and mucus gets from inflammatory places in the urinary tract. It’s becomes an island on which the stones are created. In this way phosphate stones are often formed. It is therefore important to bring to an end treatment of all inflammatory processes in the body.
The water we drink may also affect the occurrence of kidney stones. It can happen if you constantly drink water with high concentrations of lime salts.
Your diet can also affect the formation of kidney stones. Especially if the food contains a wide variety of mineral salts. The process can also be influenced by the lack of ultraviolet rays, as well as vitamins D and A.
Another reason for formation of kidney stones can be prolonged treatment with the use of sulfonamides.
It is worth mentioning that natural remedies are widely used to treat various kidney problems. E.g. definite herbs can be really helpful in relieving the pain, dissolving and expeling stones and even inhibiting growth of new ones. Please consult with your doctor regarding an effective natural kidney stone remedy in your case.

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