07/13/2015 11:41 EDT | Updated 07/13/2015 11:59 EDT

Kidney Stones On The Rise For Children

It's widely believed that kidney stones only affect middle-aged men and women. However, this assumption is incorrect. According to Gregory Tasian, a pediatric doctor at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, kidney stones are on the rise in kids by as much as six per cent each year.

Watch the video above to find out what's causing the rise, and how you can prevent your kids from getting kidney stones.

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