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4 common myths that you do not believe about kidney stones, most notably tomatoes cause stones


There are common myths about kidney stones on special media for prevention and diet, some of these myths are actually very dangerous and can lead to serious adverse effects on your health, and here are 4 of these common myths about kidney stones in the following report, according to the “only my health” website. .


Myth #1: Consuming milk and dairy products causes kidney stones

 

The belief that eating milk and dairy products causes kidney stones is actually a myth. No research has shown that dairy products can increase the risk of kidney stones. Studies have shown the opposite, as consumption of dairy products can reduce the risk of kidney stones.


Myth #2 Reducing calcium intake prevents kidney stones

 

If you do not get the recommended amount of calcium in your daily diet, your body will absorb calcium from your bones, maintain blood calcium levels and reduce your bone density. It is recommended that a person consume the recommended dietary amount of calcium per day, which is about 1 to 1.2 grams of calcium per day, but it is not true that reducing calcium prevents the formation of kidney stones.

 

Myth #3: Tomatoes and seeds cause kidney stones

 

There are some studies that have focused on the oxalate content in vegetable seeds and tomatoes and its relationship to the formation of kidney stones. Oxalate is a chemical found in almost all vegetables and not just in tomatoes and seeds, and you can't practically avoid eating oxalate in foods.


Myth 4: Vitamin supplements are safe if you have kidney stones

 

We can't say that all vitamins are safe, especially for those who currently have kidney stones. You may be at high risk of developing a stone again if you take vitamin C supplements, calcium supplements in tablet form, and sometimes high doses of vitamin D.

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