Long gone are the days when people used to think that kidney stones are bits of rocks floating in the hollow structures called kidneys. This is not an insult for people in old times but the height of inconvenience of getting information even about health issues. As history gives us lessons to learn, what do we have to learn from the ignorance in past? That convenience in gathering knowledge especially about oneself should be prioritized over everything. Now, as in today’s epoch kidney stones are no clumps of rocks in the minds of people, it is our task to make the information regarding this subject as convenient as possible by making it easy to read the information available on the internet. Moreover, the other important to do so is that at present, 12 percent of the total Indian population is expected to have kidney stones and out of that 50 percent may end up with degenerated kidney functionality. So, here are some easy-to-understand things to know about kidney stones.