No More Kidney Stones: The Experts Tell You All You Need to Know about Prevention and Treatment Paperback – Apr 13 2007
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From the Publisher
Authorities on kidney disease impart essential information for kidney stone sufferers to prevent future stones from being manufactured by their bodies. The first part explains the science behind kidney stones, how and why they are formed and what dietary and lifestyle elements promote stone formation. The second section translates this material into an easy-to-follow program for eating to avoid kidney stones that includes menus, recipes and other guidelines to halt the stone-making process. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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A Proven Plan to Prevent Painful Kidney Stones
At last! Whether you are a chronic kidney stone sufferer or at risk of developing stones, this practical, comprehensive guide will help you take charge of your health and eliminate this painful disease from your life forever. Written by a team of experts in the field, No More Kidney Stones includes the latest information on risk factors, dietary and lifestyle choices, and state-of-the-art treatments. It includes:
Specific, detailed remedies to prevent the formation of the four major types of kidney stones
Prescriptions for creating a diet that works and dietary troublemakers to avoid
Treatment options, including Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous stone surgery, and open surgery
Case histories showing what types of treatment are appropriate for what specific conditions
Guidance on what to expect before, during, and after treatment
Advice on finding the right specialist
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Top Customer Reviews
To date, this book provides the best overall review I have seen. It lays out in clear and concise language why different types of kidney stones occur, what steps can be taken to prevent them, and lastly provides examples of how to incorporate these steps.
As for few the few negative comments posters have left:
1.) This book is not a medical text, it is written for the patient, so additional detail would provide little value to the majority of readers.
2.) This book is not intended as a complete diet guide as it size would have to be increased extensively to include all of the potential informtion. Rather the diet information presented here is intended to help the patient to begin establishing guidlines.
I have referred this book to large number of poeple and have gotten nothing but positive feedback!!!
Most recent customer reviews
I purchased this book a few years ago and I'm writing my reviews now as I needed to test it. Time proved it to be my cure. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carlo Nuccio
This is an excellent book, it tells you all that you want to know about kidney stones, treatment and diet
I hope the next revision has more coverage on recommended diet and... Read more
I found the book very informative and I will follow the suggested food list of items not to eat when you have kidney stones, however I regret buying on my Kindle as the writer... Read morePublished on Aug. 2 2013 by Sherry McDougall
I've suffered from painful kidney stones for some time. Despite changes to my diet and lifestyle, I could never completely rid myself of this problem. Read morePublished on April 6 2000 by JRM
I'm a nurse and recently fell victim to kidney stones. My first reaction (after the pain) was to read everything I could get my hands on. Read morePublished on Oct. 9 1999
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