Drinking milk has no connection with the formation of kidney stones. Though the kidney stones are most commonly made of calcium oxalate, calcium (milk and its products) is not a contributing factor for their formation. It has been seen that eating food products that are rich in oxalates like soy products, black tea and peanuts can lead to kidney stone formation. In fact, studies suggest that consuming calcium-rich products on a daily basis reduces the chance of getting kidney stones.
Kidney stones are most commonly seen in:
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Kidney stones are most commonly seen in men in the age range of 30-40 years. Overall chances of the occurrence of kidney stones are higher in men (19%) as compared to women (9%). Children rarely develop this disorder.
Benzoic acid can reduce the odor of urine in patients with kidney stones.
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People suffering from kidney stones can pass extremely smelly urine. This condition can be checked by taking benzoic acid in the right dose. In such cases, the stones are mostly caused by high levels of uric acid in the body. Benzoic acid not only helps to correct this condition but also maintains the uric acid level in the body avoiding any chance of recurrence.
Which of the following medicines is used in treating kidney stones present in the left kidney?
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When stones are formed in the left kidney or the left ureter, Berberis Vulgaris can be taken to cure it. This medicine is available in both the mother tincture and potency forms (levels of dilution of the medicine). Different conditions require different concentration of the medicine and hence these medicines may not be effective if not taken under the supervision of a professional and as per the prescribed dosage.
Having kidney stones can make your urine pink.
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Pink urine can be caused due to a number of reasons like consuming food like beets and blackberries, medicines and physical conditions like urinary tract infections, cysts in the kidney, bladder and kidney stones etc. Kidney stones cause this change in color as in some cases blood may pass into the urine.