Pacific Urology in the News

Summer Increases Risks of Kidney Stones Caused by Dehydration

Summer poses a higher risk of heat-related dehydration—a condition caused by a lack of water in the body and one of the leading causes of kidney stones. John Muir Health, where many Pacific urology physicians practice, has enhanced their on-site kidney stone treatment with fixed site lithotripter for use when other therapies, including drinking lemonade, don’t work.