Can Irregular Diet Lead to Kidney Stones?

Q:
Can irregular diet lead to kidney stones?

A:
Some foods you eat may increase the risk of getting kidney stones. Kidney stones are not the real stones, they are hard deposits which are made of salts and minerals in your kidney. Kidney stones usually will not cause permanent damage to your body.

Such situations may lead to kidney stones:

  • Eating a diet that is high in protein.
  • Intaking too much sodium (salt).
  • Intaking too much sugar.
  • Choosing some vegetables that are high in oxalate.
  • Drinking less water.

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