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The Impact Uric Acid Has On Your Body – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 47

The Impact Uric Acid Has On Your Body – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 47

Uric acid is normally found in your blood and in your urine. Higher levels can cause a kidney stone, painful arthritis, kidney damage or can trigger a stroke or a heart attack.

Painful Kidney Stones – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 44

Painful Kidney Stones – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 44

Kidney stones are small clumps of minerals in the urinary tract that cause great pain. There are some simple steps that can cut your risk of developing a kidney stone in half but for some, it’s not so easy. Here’s what you need to know.

Does the Risk of Developing Kidney Stones Increase During the Summer?

Does the Risk of Developing Kidney Stones Increase During the Summer?

Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash New research shows that highly painful kidney stones seem to increase during the summer months. For those who haven’t suffered from kidney stones, this might not be a major concern, but they can develop very suddenly and at any […]