What is meant by Urolithiasis?
Formation of stones in the kidneys, bladder or urethra is known as ‘Urolithiasis’. Urolithiasis causes excruciating pain and concomitant other symptoms. Surgery is the only radical method of treatment for removal of the stones.
The latest research shown that obesity increases the risk of formation of stones in the urinary system. The researchers found that diet and the life style is the cause of obesity and thereby causes stone formation.
It is learnt that taking high protein and salt diet results in increase of chemicals in the urine resulting in the formation of stones aggravated by metabolic complexities which has an association with obesity and type II diabetes. Therefore the researchers are cautioning not to build up obesity and leading to Urolithiasis.