(HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones may form during the body's process of filtering and eliminating waste. Once you've had one, experts say you're more likely to develop another.
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To help prevent kidney stones, the American Academy of Family Physicians recommends:
- Drinking plenty of fluids. Aim for at least 2 liters per day; water is the best choice.
- Limiting sodium to no more than 1,500 milligrams daily.
- Limiting meat to two servings per day, of no more than 6 ounces to 8 ounces each.
- Talking to your doctor about seeing a specialist or taking a medication to help prevent recurring kidney stones.
-- Diana Kohnle
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