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Ask Dr. Sandy: Does calcium prevent kidney stones?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 7:01am

Remember hearing “Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? Well, I know two words that can: kidney stones. Calcium can help, but only from dietary sources....

Dietary Sources of Calcium

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 7:34am

Calcium-rich foods are the best way to get the vital nutrient. Supplements can have side effects; they've been linked to increased risk of heart disease and kidney stones. Here's a list of calcium sources you can add...

Dr. Sandy Says: Dietary Calcium is Best for Bones

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 9:14am

Calcium can help make strong bones. But it can also help make kidney stones. Dr. Sandy details the best places for you to get the calcium you need. Tune in to GPB this weekend for the full story. Bones and Stones...

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