9 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

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Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that form inside your kidneys. They cause excruciating pain when they pass through your urinary tract.

Up to 12 percent of Americans are affected by kidney stones. And once you’ve had one kidney stone, you’re 50 percent more likely to get another within the next 10 years.

There’s no one sure way to prevent kidney stones, especially if you have a family history of the condition. A combination of diet and lifestyle changes, as well as some medications, may help reduce your risk.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Healthline , https://www.healthline.com/

Article Written By:  Annette McDermott 

Original Article Posted on:   March 7, 2019

Link to Original Article:  https://www.healthline.com/health/kidney-health/how-to-prevent-kidney-stones#_noHeaderPrefixedContent