Roller Coasters Help Pass Kidney Stones, Study Shows
|09/27/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Passing a painful kidney stone may be as simple as taking a ride on a roller coaster, according to new research.
Researchers from Michigan State University say riding helps patients pass the stones with a 70 percent success rate.
David Wartinger, who led the study, says he was initially intrigued after hearing many stories of people who’d passed stones after a roller coaster ride.
“Basically, I had patients telling me that after riding a particular roller coaster at Walt Disney World, they were able to pass their kidney stone,” Wartinger said. “I even had one patient say he passed three different stones after read more >>>