Kidney Stones And Roller Coasters

If you’ve got kidney stones – or you tend to get them – here’s a crazy new prescription: Go ride a roller coaster!

Because instead of experiencing intense pain as the stones slowly move from kidney to bladder, you might dislodge them fast – and completely painlessly – by exposing your body to G‑forces.

How did researchers discover this?

Dr. David Wartinger is a professor of urology at Michigan State University… and he had several patients who claimed to have passed kidney stones after riding roller coasters. Including one man who said he’d passed three stones on three consecutive rides! So, Dr. Wartinger …read more