Kidney Stones:  Small hard mineral deposits that form inside the kidney. Stones are made of mineral and acid salts. Kidney stones are usually not painful when they are in the kidney, it’s when the stone is passing through the urinary tract that the pain kicks in. It’s like trying to squeeze a golf ball through a straw. I know from personal experience how horrible the pain is. People often ask if it’s worse than childbirth, hands down, YES IT IS! There is no comfortable position and you don’t know what to do with yourself. I would say you feel like you are probably dying especially if it is your first time because you don’t know what is going on with your body. The scarier part of having kidney stones is the removal of them. (At least for me it is, I don’t like being...

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