Beverage use and risk for kidney stones in women.

@article{Curhan1998BeverageUA,
  title={Beverage use and risk for kidney stones in women.},
  author={Gary C. Curhan and Walter C Willett and Frank E. Speizer and Meir Jonathan Stampfer},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={128 7},
  pages={534-40}
}
An increase in fluid intake is routinely recommended for patients who have had a kidney stone to decrease the likelihood of recurrence. Higher fluid intake leads to increased urinary volume and, in turn, to a decreased concentration of lithogenic factors, presumably decreasing the rate of stone formation. Although it has not been proven successful, this approach is supported by many [1-4] but not all [5] authors. Of particular clinical interest are the risks and benefits conferred by different… CONTINUE READING

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