World Kidney Day
03.09
2017
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Kidneys at risk? >> Kidney stones >> Risk factors

Risk factors

Main risk factors of kidney stones:

  • Family history of kidney stones
  • Age, ethnicity and gender
  • Hot climate (dehydration)
  • Obesity
  • Low urine volume
  • Certain renal disorders
  • Crohn’s disease, and other disorders which can alter bowel absorption of some minerals

For questions, concerns or advice about kidney stones, please consult your doctor!
 
 

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