Concentrated Urine color, Beware of Kidney Stones | Check the color of urine is small habits that important for kidney health. If we take in enough fluids, urine color will be yellow nodes. Concentrated urine color that can trigger the formation of crystals so that the higher risk of kidney stones.
"Water acts as a medium of elimination of metabolic waste, while the kidneys are functioning organ which filter blood and remove metabolic waste it. If the shortage of water, the kidneys work to more severe," said Dr. Parlindungan Siregar, Sp PD-KGH, of the Kidney and Hypertension in the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine RSCM.
In addition to not drinking, high-protein diet can also trigger the formation of kidney stones. "The higher the animal protein, calcium and the production of uric acid in the urine will increase so that it can form kidney stones," he said.
According to Parlin, in a healthy person, urine spending reached two liters daily. Therefore, we need consume two untiul three liters of water in 24 hours. Even so, it should be noted also the composition of the water consumed.
"Drink soda, apple juice, drinks that contain magnesium, as well as alcohol, should be restricted to maintain kidney health," he said. In addition, excess vitamin D also increases the risk of kidney stones.
In some people, kidney stones are also triggered by a metabolic disorder. "This can lead the continued high levels of uric acid so that uric acid levels in the urine can come up and form uric acid stones," he said. To overcome this, the doctor will give medicine to normalize uric acid levels.