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We're gonna start with kidney stones if you have them.
You know how painful they can be and how difficult to remove so what's the best way to try and deal with kidney stones.
Have to Somalia I was out with somebody as those who have the -- like they say it is.
But we've got a lot of emails about this particular topic -- sort of takes over two million Americans.
And it really it's can be -- to the pain from pregnancy which caused birth yes men actually suffer from this kind of -- as well.
Typically you can use Sony's council -- -- -- and it what it does it's either as a result of dehydration.
-- -- it is concentrated so either we're not drinking too much fluid or these two which crystals -- -- also it's.
And once it's always formed in the kidney can travel down to the bladder that's when you start having to pay the typical -- -- source from the back.
Radiates -- -- going along with nausea.
Vomiting fever etc.
something is -- -- blog can be singing -- you weren't.
The diagnosis is simple you want to get good history of physical.
And and the best test really for diagnosis is that non contrast cat -- -- -- -- -- abdomen and pelvis because calcium is finished.
This shot is up and it's -- it shows up for pregnant women and children ultrasound is the way to go and and it can be diagnosed early and then can be treated medically.
You know from a medical point of view the key -- is drinking a lot of water.
And as David said the pain is very dramatic so I know in some of the kidney -- -- they say I haven't had this since I was having -- 80%.
Are in men believe it or not 80% of kidney stones in men.
And most -- between the age of thirty and forty young men and most of the time urologists like doctor somebody will try.
Couldn't let this pass on its own depending on where years depending on the location.
You know that looks like it's gonna blocking you're very you're gonna end up with fluid backing up and you gotta get in there and do something you can -- shock -- sometimes habits in the upper part of the kidney.
With different different sometimes you have to be more invasive.
But the whole point is if possible we will let this pass on so now we're looking at new technologies.
To hopefully improve diagnostics in this week.
We were looking at a technology of a new kind of ultrasound that may be can diagnose kidney stones earlier but we still have a long way to go before we have been that you feel that -- We have a sharp pain right down in there we will -- feel and want this -- -- Spicy foods not really the best way to really take care of his as mark mentioned is to increase the fluid.
I usually starter was something called floor -- which can pass this song but.
Caught -- on your calcium to less than a thousand milligrams a day.
And makes you stay away from anything that has also -- key.
Strawberry spinach dark chocolate and -- has a lot of -- so they so that combination you really wanna cut down but the best way to take care of this is really to increase your fluid.
Eight glasses a water a day is the best way.
And then if it doesn't passes then of course we intervene we -- therapy and other procedures could be just named all the things I -- -- Thanks -- that we know about the pain of that and.
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