Kidney Stones

By: Savannah Hundscheid

About the disorder....

Causes or origin- Kidney stones form in your body when the urine contains crystal-forming substances like calcium, oxalate and uric acid. So your body lacks substances that keep the crystals from sticking together.

Body System and Description- It is in the Excretory body system and it is a hard mass that forms in the kidneys.

Treatments- Drinking water, Pain relievers and medical therapy.

Prevention- Eat a low in salt diet and drink lots of water throughout the day.

5 Point Quiz-