Type-2 diabetes! Diabetes is the leading cause for kidney failure. So it makes sense if we pay attention on this.
high blood sugar can hurt the kidneys, making the imbalance properties in the
blood. For example, it can cause the urine become more acidic than normal. As a
result you’re likely to develop stones.
Renal tubular acidosis! Almost similar to diabetes,
this electrolyte disorder can provoke too much acid in the body including in
Gouty arthritis! It usually has to do with uric
acid build up in the body. This high uric acid level would cause uric acid
kidney stones more likely in the urinary tract.
Urinary tract infections, which are more common in women
than men! An infection in the urinary tract can affect the normal function of
your urinary system. This may provoke imbalances in the urine, making stones
more likely to form. Interestingly, kidney stones are also a risk factor of
urinary tract infection.
Hyperparathyroidism! If something goes awry with
your parathyroid glands, they can become so reactive to product too much
hormones. As a result, certain properties in the blood and urine (calcium for
example) may increase higher than normal.
Digestive problems! Anything that affects the
digestive process, especially if it affects the absorption of fluid and
calcium, would contribute to cause stones formation in the urinary tract. Some
examples are inflammatory bowel disease, extreme chronic diarrhea, or gastric
Certain genetic conditions! For example; birth defect that affects
the kidneys structure or causes overgrowth of cysts in the kidneys.
certain medications may also increase the risk of kidney stones. Some are as
medications for treating HIV and AIDs.
antibiotics, such as sulfa antibiotics and ciprofloxacin.
diuretics for hypertension. Not all diuretics provoke kidney stones. Thiazide-type
diuretics are probably helpful to prevent stones.
you’re in doubt to your condition or certain medications you’re taking, consult
more with your doctor to get more guidance!