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Kidney Stone Guide Book
The kidney stone guidebook has links to everything on the site. It contains personalized prevention, specific types of stones, meal plans, and more. Broken down into articles by chapter and articles by topic, you can explore or search depending on your familiarity and needs.
NEW BOOK! I have written a brief book about how kidneys transform our fluid and diet habits into stone forming urine in the course of their normal life preserving functioning. It is a free PDF. Help yourselves.
I notice a lot of interest in OTC supplements and remedies for stone prevention. P harmala is a good example and has a very recent publication. In addition, I am committed to the idea that informed patients do best for themselves, thence this site. Nothing can can...
The term 'infection stones' means stones caused by the action of bacteria. At the present time only struvite stones belong in this category. Struvite is a composite of magnesium, ammonium ion, and phosphate ion. Certain bacteria can decompose urea in urine to ammonia...
It is not enough to tell people they need to change this or that in their diets for stone prevention. We did that already, here, in a lot of articles. What people need is a meal plan that has in it all the things for stone prevention and tastes good, is easy enough to...