Watch Out: If you have kidney stones

If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, you might think your biggest worry is having another because those things are soooooooooo painful.

Well, sorry to do this to you but there’s another biggie that you should take into account.

According to a study of Dutch individuals that was published in the British Journal of Cancer having a kidney stone raises the risk of some types of kidney cancer, although as usual, the researchers do not know why.

Whatever future research may discover about this link, the fallout from a study like this is that if you’ve had a kidney stone, you should monitor your self for signs of kidney cancer such as regularly getting a urinalysis done.