Kidney Stones

Little-Known Uses for Lemons

…high citric acid content inhibits kidney stone formation. Researchers from the University of California found that drinking 4 ounces of lemon juice, diluted in water, and consumed over the course of a day significantly reduces the risk of developing kidney stones. Drinking a cup of warm water with…

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10 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…Problems: Back Pain Back pain can signal a number of health conditions ranging from scoliosis, arthritis, or herniated discs to spinal injuries, kidney stones, or infections, to name just a few. It could also be a sign that your body is thirsty. In How to Deal Simply With Back Pain and Rheumatoid…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…that coconut oil will help you lose weight. As for its ability to improve thyroid function, protect against osteoporosis and cancer, dissolve kidney stones, relieve symptoms of peptic ulcers, colitis, gallbladder disease, and more, all I can say is that I can find no scientific data to justify a lot…

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Follow a Fructose-Free Diet

…Alzheimer’s and overall aging. A fructose-free diet may be one of the best ways to avoid these conditions. * Increases risk of gout and kidney stones. A high-fructose diet raises blood levels of uric acid, which increases risk of gout. In a large epidemiological study, men who consumed two or…

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Another Reason to Avoid Sodas

…it: * Erosion of tooth enamel * Reduced bone mineral density (caused by the upset of the body’s calcium/phosphorus balance) * Kidney stones and kidney disease This is yet another reason why I recommend you avoid sodas and stick mainly with water, teas, and coffee. I hear a lot from patients…

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