Exercise Reduces Risk of Kidney Stones

Choosing the minor discomfort of regular exercise may reduce the excruciating pain of kidney stones in women. Researchers studied the exercise and eating habits 84,225 postmenopausal women for a median of 8 years. They found that women who exercised more reduced their kidney stone risk by 31%. The equivalent of 4 hours of gardening per week or 3 hours of moderate walking per week cut kidney stone risk for these women.

Positive Tip: Make exercise a part of every day!