Some recent statistics made by experts say that around 26 million Americans actually suffer from kidney disease and 1 of 3 has a risk of getting the disease and this is very shocking. Medicals experts warn people in the USA that kidney disease can actually be more dangerous than prostate or breast cancer.

Kidney stones are hard and small deposits in the kidneys and they may lead to severe problems for the kidneys. They are made of acid salts and mineral and the most usual reasons for getting them is eating a lot of meat and not enough vegetables and lack of water and dehydration. They are formed once the urine is full of substances than form crystals including uric acid, calcium and oxalate.

Potassium citrate is a standard medical kidney stone treatment and one recent study discovered that lemons are actually able to be used as they contain a lot of natural citrate. Medical experts and doctors found out that you can use lemon juice for efficient therapy for people whi have frequent kidney stones. The name is Lemonade Therapy.

How can citric acid protect you from kidney stones?

Citric acid can inhibit the formation of stones and it can break down the small stones that are forming up. If you have more citric acid in the urine you are protected as it is able to break down all small stones and it can prevent the formation of bigger stones. It does that by coating them and it prevents other material from attaching to the stone and making it bigger.

Like we said, limes and lemons are full of citric acid and the potassium citrate, which is the pharmaceutila form of citric acid is very efficient for treating kidney stones. However, this can be very expensive and you will have to drink 12 tables in a day.
That is why we will show you how to make a lemonade for treating kidney stones and improving the kidney functioning. It is simple and homemade recipe.

You should drink ½ a cup of clear lemon juice in a day or you can drink 32 ounces of made lemonade. It will give you the exact amount of citric acid as well. Just combine 2 ounces of lemon juice and 6 ounces of water and drink the mixture two times daily – every morning and every evening. The goal is to drink 4 ounces of lemon juice daily. This will improve the kidney functioning and prevent kidney stone formation.

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