If you have kidney stones, your doctor
or dietitian may talk with you about an eating plan to help prevent new stones.
The most common types of kidney stones are calcium and oxalate. Each type may
require a different eating plan. There are certain foods you can have, and
other foods you should avoid, to reduce the chance that you will get kidney
- If you had kidney stones before, you are more
likely to get them again. But by following the eating plan your doctor or
dietitian suggests, you may prevent new kidney stones.
- Drink plenty
of water. The most common cause of kidney stones is not drinking enough fluids,
What are kidney stones?
Why is it important to pay attention to what you eat and drink?
How can you prevent kidney stones?
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