Effective treatment of kidney stones requires a diagnosis of your specific stone type. However, there are several general things which you can do to lower your risk of becoming a stone former in t ...
In reply to your article on osteoporosis (WDDTY vol 14 no 2), you suggest that, to keep osteoporosis at bay after the menopause, most women should take a daily calcium supplement.
The link with your environment Kidney stones are thought to be caused by family heredity or too much calcium. But climate, many unlikely foods, certain supplements and even too little calcium can ...
Q An elderly colleague, aged 82, is experiencing symptoms that he feels may be attributable to his medication for high blood pressure. His daily regime is levothyroxine (150 mcg), aspirin (150 mcg), nifedipine (30 mg), alfuzocin (400 mcg) and...
3% of all Americans will suffer from a kidney stone at some time in their life, and half of these people will suffer recurrences over the following ten or more years. It is thus a disease which touches a significant portion of the population.
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