Why Kidney Stones Are On the Rise (and What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk)

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Why Kidney Stones Are On the Rise (and What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk)

6 tips to lower your risk

Kidney stones are becoming more prevalent, with the risk rising more quickly in women, younger adults ― and even kids, experts say.

Urologist Sri Sivalingam MD, says kidney stones are also appearing in patients with historically low risks of stone disease.

“With the declining health of the American public, one of the symptoms is an increase in kidney stones,” says Dr. Sivalingam. “Over the last five to 10 years, we’ve seen an increase in the prevalence of stones with more rapid increases among women and kids.”

Dr. Sivalingam offers this advice to work toward prevention:

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By |2020-01-03T13:31:14+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

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Why Kidney Stones Are On the Rise (and What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk)

6 tips to lower your risk

Kidney stones are becoming more prevalent, with the risk rising more quickly in women, younger adults ― and even kids, experts say.

Urologist Sri Sivalingam MD, says kidney stones are also appearing in patients with historically low risks of stone disease.

“With the declining health of the American public, one of the symptoms is an increase in kidney stones,” says Dr. Sivalingam. “Over the last five to 10 years, we’ve seen an increase in the prevalence of stones with more rapid increases among women and kids.”

Dr. Sivalingam offers this advice to work toward prevention:

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1. Stay well hydrated

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By |2019-07-16T10:45:29+00:00July 16th, 2019|

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