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hypertonic urine and kidney stones???

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hypertonic urine and kidney stones???

Postby ecsezandohs » Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:54 pm

i am sorry about posting so many questions, but i have looked almost everywhere you guys are my last hope.

can anyone answer these, explain them, or tell me where to look to find the answers.

1-How can kidney stones be prevented?
2- what role do aldoserone and atrial natriuretic hormone affect the production of hypertonic urine?
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Postby raghda » Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:14 pm

it is said that drinking alot of water prevent stones formation
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Postby mcar » Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:39 pm

Stones development depends on the nutritional diet. Opposite of the acid-ash diet balances the metabolism and vice-versa.
Let say if you eat acidic foods, stones would develop, so balance your diet with alkali-ash foods.
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Postby rickyboxer32 » Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:42 pm

Diet does have a lot to do with stone formation including water intake. Chronic dehydration could be one way to get stones.
As for aldosterone, when aldosterone is present in the DCT and collecting ducts sodium is reabsorbed. Water naturally fallows (water reabsorption effects are greater when antidiuretic hormone is present) causing the urine to become more concentrated (hypertonic). As far as ANH goes I can't answer that off the top of my head right now.
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Postby Revenged » Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:12 am

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