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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones


Kidney Stones are made up of Calcium oxylate crystals, they are  hard mineral deposits that form in the  kidneys.

These crystal or stones become lodged in your urinary tract and get stuck. They may restrict the flow of urine, causing another level of discomfort. The largest kidney stone ever recorded weighed nearly 1.1Kg. If the  stone happens to be small, it may pass through your urinary tract unnoticed. But if it’s a large one, it is not pleasant and may require surgical removal.

The largest stones require surgical removal and cannot be passed through the urine.


  • Persistent urge to urinate
  • Bloody or cloudy urine
  • Fever or chills
  • Episodes of pain lasting 20 mins to an hour
  • Pain radiating down your side and back or groin


Causes of kidney stones:

  • Too much protein without water to hydrate
  • Dehydration, so drinking plenty of water.
  • Conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity
  • Magnesium Deficiency
  • Calcium excess
  • Being twisted up in your spine at this area and tight in the hip joints
  • Foods containing high amounts of oxalate, including: Swiss chard, Beets, Tea, Sweet potatoes, Rhubarb, Chocolate, Okra, Almonds, Spinach

Hydroxycitrate—An extract of the Asian garcinia cambogia fruit, may be able to dissolve the crystals and  inhibiting kidney stone growth research has found.