Cause of kidney stones
Body Systems involved
Pain relievers: Passing stones may be painful. Doctors may recommend to take medication to control pain.
Surgery: Surgery may be required to retrieve large stones that are unappeasable through the urinary tract.
Low salt intake: Keep the intake of salts low because of the mineral intake that can lead to the stones to form.
Eat fewer oxalate-rich foods: Eating high levels of oxalate can cause an increased chance of getting kidney stones.
-Drink 2-3 quarts of water daily
The average size for a kidney stone is 3-5mm.
Most kidney stones pass without any medical intervention.