General preventive measures for recurrent stone formation

Fluid intake

fluid intake should be 2.5-3.0 lit/day. Constant circadian hydration should be maintained. Urine output should be 1.5-2.0 lit/day. Person should take neutral pH beverages.

Nutritional advice

Balanced diet intake rich in vegetables and fibre diet, avoid excessive consumption of vitamins, salt intake should be restricted to <5gm/day. Calcium intake should be 1.0-1.2 gm/day and animal protein should be restricted to 0.8-1.0 gm/kg/day.

Lifestyle advice

maintain normal BMI, adequate daily physical activity should be done. Excessive fluid loss should be balanced.

Published by Dr Varinder Attri

MS MCh (PGI Chandigarh), Urologist and Andrologist

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