Tips for preventing kidney stones

Published On: May 24 2012 05:46:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 06 2012 03:39:40 PM EDT

If you’re suffering from kidney stones, there may be ways for you to prevent them.


The Mayo Clinic states that drinking a lot of fluids -- preferably water -- helps in preventing stones, and getting enough calcium.


The hospital’s website also recommends limiting your meat intake to about 6 to 8 ounces and to avoid consuming too much vitamin D.


Another tip from the Mayo Clinic is that if you suffer from a digestive condition, do not eat too many foods that contain oxalates.


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