Kidney Stones 101: Comprehensive Guide

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Here’s a comprehensive video guide on kidney stones. 1 out of 10 people get kidney stones and 50% of them will get the reoccurrence of kidney stones.
1. Super Saturation – when the concentration of fluid and the kidney becomes too concentrated that’s when the stones form.
Prevention: Drink 2 to 3 liters of fluid **add electrolytes, potassium citrate
2. Oxalates – The byproduct of the metabolism, the body makes 10% from food
3. Calcium – it binds with oxalates
Fat Malabsorption – If you have this condition should consume a little more calcium because the fat can actually increase more oxalates in the kidney.
4. Citrates – Decreases oxalates, add lemon or lime juice – or potassium citrate, magnesium citrate and calcium citrate.
5. Uric Acid – this depends on the pH. When the pH is too acidic, the uric acid stone can form.
6. Flora – Oxalobacter formigenes are microbes that use oxalates as its food. It will degrade and breakdown up to 95% of the oxalates.
7. Magnesium – it helps with the calcium buildup in the kidneys.
8. Vitamin D
9. Salt
10. Potassium

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Dr. Berg, 53 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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