Current methods for diagnosing people who are exposed to kidney stones take about ten days. Still, in this new method, the possibility of developing kidney stones in less than 30 minutes is detected by using urine, and the patient is no longer able to diagnose it. Severe pain does not occur.
Another advantage of this method is that it determines the cause of the stone and its material, and your doctor can prescribe a proper diet to prevent it. Another benefit of this method is the knowledge of the success of the drug and its effect. The biometric diagnostic system for this experiment is called SLIPS-LAB, which is inspired by a plant called Nepenthes.
This method is very affordable and can even be done at home without the help of a technician. The most important goal of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in developing this method is to identify people who are at high risk.
Kidney stones are produced when the balance of water, salt and minerals in the urine is lost. How to change this balance is also the most important factor in determining the sex of the stone. Most are of calcium origin. Salt and other minerals have a crystalline structure, which helps to form kidney stones.
Also dehydration, inflammatory bowel disease, gout, overactive parathyroid glands, and urinary tract infections can lead to kidney stones.
Different types of kidney stones are:
Calcium stones are the most common type of stone and are usually in the form of calcium oxalate. Oxalate is a substance found naturally in a variety of foods. Oxalate levels are higher in some fruits, vegetables, nuts and chocolate. The liver is also able to produce oxalate. Nutrition, high levels of vitamin D, intestinal bypass surgery, and metabolic disorders can lead to increased calcium and oxalate in the urine. Calcium stones, in some cases, precipitate as calcium phosphate.
Struvite stones that are made in response to kidney urinary tract infections. The growth of these stones is usually without any side effects and is very fast.
– Uric acid stones, which are usually made in the diet due to insufficient water and high protein intake. This type of stone is also seen in people with gout. Genetic factors are also involved in the formation of uric acid.
Cystine stones, which are usually of genetic origin, are formed in the kidneys due to excessive excretion of amino acids.
Hydrating the body is one of the most important ways to prevent kidney stones. Due to global warming, the number of patients with kidney stones has increased dramatically over the past three decades.