Drinking sweet drinks leads to the formation of kidney stones


17/05/2013

The results of research conducted by scientists from the U.S., have shown that sweet soda increases greatly the likelihood of developing kidney stones. The information published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

When you see such a disease doctors recommend drinking plenty of fluids to help avoid the formation of new stones, according to the publication. Meanwhile, as it turned out, for the prevention and the prevention of kidney stones, not all are suitable drinks.

According to Dr. Gary Kurhana Medical Sciences (Gary Curhan) of Birgemskogo Women’s Hospital in Boston, a scientist in the research process we found out that the abuse of highly sweetened soft drinks is often the cause of urolithiasis.

In the U.S., currently about 20% of men and 10% of women experience urinary stone disease. In this regard, U.S. researchers analyzed the results of three major studies involving 194,000 patients, which lasted for at least eight years. Study participants had to talk about their illness, the regime of medication and lifestyle.

As a result, it was found that sweet drinks lovers who consumed more than one drink daily, 23% were more likely to be infected compared with those who drank soda only once a week. It should be noted that similar results have been noted with other fans sweet but carbonated drinks, such as punch.

Meanwhile, coffee, orange juice and green tea, on the contrary, reduce the risk of kidney stones.

MD Ferraro Pietro (Pietro Manuel Ferraro), co-author of the study from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, convinced that their work is extremely useful for practitioners, who will now be able to develop more effective ways to prevent kidney stones in their patients.


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