Where Are My Kidneys Situated In My Body?

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Anyone who has had kidney stones should try to prevent a recurrence. Some general observations include:

  • The most important dietary recommendations for calcium stone risk are to increase fluid intake, restrict sodium, and reduce protein intake.
  • Higher potassium intake can also lower the risk for calcium stones.
  • A high-calcium diet does not appear to increase the risk for kidney stones, as long as the diet also contains plenty of fluids, potassium, and phosphate. (Increasing calcium alone...
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