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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

Background Most kidney stones (~80%) are calcium stones, and the majority of those are primarily composed of calcium oxalate. Oxalate (C2O42−) is a dianion that combines with divalent cations such as ...
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How quickly should you get kidney stones to your doctor for analysis after passing them?

Your doctor wants to know what the stones are made of (e.g. Calcium oxalate, etc.) Being in the container will not be alter that, nor will drying out. Just put all the stones you find in the ...
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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

I am not a health professional, but I did some research on exactly your question because my friend, who is quite young, has calcium oxalate kidney stones. Most of my citations are not directly from ...
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Naturally dissolving kidney stone through daily activities, food and drinking habits

The one thing I would add to your natural remedy is cranberry juice and/or dried cranberries. Countless studies have shown a correlation between cranberry consumption and renal health. I know for a ...
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Do NSAIDs (specifically Naproxen) help facilitate the passage of kidney stones?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the kidneys You’re right that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have an effect on the glomerular arterioles by inhibiting prostaglandin ...
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Kidney stones and sodium (salt)

1) Sodium is an essential nutrient so you need to consume it regularly. The safe minimum sodium intake for individuals who do not sweat excessively is said to be 200 mg sodium (500 mg salt) per day. ...
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Supersaturation vs Undersaturation of the Urine | Kidney Stones

If you have kidney stones or you are at increased risk of developing them, ask a doctor if your urine is super- or under-saturated with any substance, such as calcium, oxalate, uric acid, cystine or ...
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Can Kidney stones cause painful ejaculation?

If you saw the size of Foley catheters that get inserted, and how easily they slip out again, you could guess how easily the urethra passes small stones. There was this small study which claims that ...
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Is salt bad for kidneys?

Having kidney stones alone entails a recommendation for low-sodium diet: Reduce sodium: A high-sodium diet can trigger kidney stones because it increases the amount of calcium in your urine. So a ...
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