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Please Pray for Me

Posted by M C on Monday, February 23, 2015, In : Disease 
I live in the South where religion is of upmost importance.  I’ve recently been thinking about the dozens of Facebook posts I see each month that start out with the words, “Please pray for me…”  

The post then goes on to say something like, “I was at Sam’s Bar-B-Que on Saturday when I started having a heart attack…” or, “I was leaving Jim’s Steak House when I fell down with intense pain.  Turns out I had a kidney stone…” or, “I’ve just been diagnosed with Type 2 Dia...
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Kidney Stones: A Most Painful Condition

Posted by Melinda C on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, In : Disease 

The most common symptom of a kidney stone is a sudden sharp pain felt in the back and side or lower abdomen.  Nausea and vomiting may sometimes occur.  The sharp pain is caused when the stone moves into the urinary tract and blocks the flow of urine.

There are several types of kidney stones, but the most common is made up of calcium oxalate.  The pain of a kidney stone is considered excruciating.  If you have ever had one, I’m sure you do not want to ever have another.

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