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Ask Dr. Sandy: Does calcium prevent kidney stones?

By Sandra Fryhofer, MDPosted May 15, 2013 11:01am (EDT)
Ask Dr. Sandy: Does calcium prevent kidney stones?

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.

Click here for more dietary sources of calcium.

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