How to prevent kidney stones during the summer months on WPDH

Premier Medical Group urologist, Dr. Goldfischer joins WPDH Tuesday, June 10 at 7:20 a.m. to talk about the prevalence of kidney stones during the summer months, steps toward prevention, and Premier’s comprehensive treatment services.

The warm weather coupled with the numerous outdoor activities tends to cause the body to lose more water than normal, raising the risk of developing kidney stones. Beginning as microscopic particles that harden over time, kidney stones are caused by dehydration or increased excretion of certain minerals, such as calcium, oxalate, and uric acid, in the urine. Symptoms include extreme pain in the area between your ribs and hips that radiates to the groin area.

To learn more, tune in to 101.5 FM WPDH Tuesday, June 10 at 7:20am. Want to learn more RIGHT NOW? Listen to the interview below with Dr. Goldfischer and Joe Daily at Rock 93.3 or read our comprehensive plan on avoiding renal stone disease click here.