Health Updates: Know How dehydration causes kidney stones!


Kidney Stone Symptoms: In this summer season, the number of kidney stone patients is increasing rapidly in Delhi. The largest population in this is of youth aged 20-40. What is the reason behind this? You can know it in detail here.


Due to the scorching heat of Delhi and drinking less water, the cases of kidney stones are increasing rapidly among people in the age group of 20-40 in the city. Dr. Anoop Gulati, Director of Urology and Kidney Transplant at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad, told the Times of India that in the last month, the cases of kidney stones have increased by 30-40 percent among the youth. 

The reason for this is the heat and the dehydration caused by it. This problem is most common among young people because they stay out in the sun for college and office, which leads to excessive sweating and causes dehydration in the body. In such a situation, understanding the relationship between dehydration and kidney stones is very important for your health. 

How dehydration causes kidney stones

According to the National Institute of Health, stones are a common side effect of dehydration. When there is a lack of water in the body, there is a lack of diuresis in the body. This causes minerals to accumulate together, which leads to the formation of stones in the kidneys.

This is how you can identify that your kidney needs water

Less urination

Heavy breathing



Low or high heartbeat

Confusion Swelling

in the legs

Symptoms of kidney stones

Persistent severe pain in the back or side 

Blood in the urine

Fever and chills


Strong-smelling urine Foamy 


Burning sensation while urinating

Preventive measures

The most effective way to prevent kidney problems caused by dehydration is to drink adequate amounts of water. Also, eat seasonal vegetables and fruits. By doing this, you can reduce the risk of dehydration in the body and the problems caused by it.

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