The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey has conducted a research which reveals that people with kidney stones are prone to risks of developing chronic kidney diseases, diabetes and even hypertension. Experts suggest that one of the most common reasons why people get kidney stones is the lack of sufficient water in the body. Kidney stones are responsible for increasing the risk of other chronic diseases by 1.5 times in people. These cases are more common in women than men who have a threefold increased chance of needing dialysis treatment due to kidney stones, the study reveals.Kidney stones are known to affect the functioning of body systems. Hence,
“drinking sufficient water is of utmost importance for preventing risk of kidney stones. Drinking enough water in a day helps easy flow out of toxins from the body. Water helps in maintaining the balance of fluids in the body along with regulating blood pressure and garnering the formation of red blood cells.”
Experts say that kidney stones are a result of accumulation of dissolved minerals in the inner lining of the kidneys. People with kidney stones are more likely to develop chronic kidney diseases at a later stage, along with hypertension or diabetes. Apart from offering various other health benefits, drinking lots of water also helps in warding off accumulated salts in the body.