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Dr. James Krick
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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Why r my calcium levels normal, while my ionized calcium levels are high? I have bone pain, fatigue, kidney stones. I don't know pth level, or vit. D.

Why r my calcium levels normal, while my ionized calcium levels are high? I have bone pain, fatigue, kidney stones.  I don't know pth level, or vit. D.

Half if calcium: In the blood is bound to proteins and inactive. The other, active, half is the ionized or free calcium, which is what really does the heavy lifting and is more accurate cllinically. You really need the other lab and a good endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Consistently my BP is extremely high I.e. 150 by 100. Its being for more then 4 months. I have problem of kidney stone. 10 days ago, I had an lithotri?

Consistently my BP is extremely high I.e. 150 by 100. Its being for more then 4 months. I have problem of kidney stone. 10 days ago, I had an lithotri?

Hypertension . . .: It is important that you see your doctor to evaluate and treat (if necessary) your elevated blood pressure readings. While short term, these readings might not be dangerous to you (today), long term elevated readings can lead to the development of premature cardiovascular disease (heart disease, strokes, kidney disease,). Please speak with your doctor about this. Best of luck ...Read more

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Is a pth of 51 high for a 61 year old female with long history of kidney stones?

Is a pth of 51 high for a 61 year old female with long history of kidney stones?

Borderline: Your PTH seems to be borderline high. With a history of kidney stones the possibility of hyperparathyroidism should be entertained and further work-up may be needed. Talk to your endocrinologist about your results. ...Read more

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Is it a possibility that because I have kidney stones that the pain when i stand up its making my pulse go up pretty high?

Yes: Pain causes stress, stress causes release of epinephrine, Epinephrine will raise your pulse. Are you sure the pain is related to your kidney problem? Stones in the kidney don't usually cause pain unless the get into the ureter and cause irritation and blockage. Just be sure the pain isn't something else! ...Read more

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Can high protein diets cause kidney stones?

Can high protein diets cause kidney stones?

Can increase risk: High protein and low carb diets have been shown to increase kidney acid load, thereby increasing kidney stone risk. This diet can also increase calcium in the urine. Increased animal protein increases kidney excretion of oxalate, a chemical that combines with calcium to make one type of kidney stone. ...Read more

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Does taking a pre workout supplement affect kidney stone formation if I have had stones because of high oxolates. Thank you?

Yes, Mg and B6!: Magnesium binds to the oxalate secreted by the liver in the bile. B6 decreases hepatic production of oxalate! two 5 0mg b6 tablets daily and two 250 mg mg tablets should help! ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more