Plenty of oral liquids predominantly water goes a long way in preventing stone formation. Water intake on an average should be about 2 to 2.5 liters a day, distributed uniformly throughout the day. One should take a balanced diet avoiding excess of any food elements and try not skipping or avoiding any food.
Fluid intake - Adequate quantity, distributed uniformly throughout the day
Aim - To keep urine output at least 1.5 litres per day.
Type - Predominantly water, followed by barley water or yoghurt.
- Freshly squeezed oranges or lemons, juices made from the same, green tea and wine.
- Completely avoid soft drinks / aerated drinks.
- Avoid other fruit juices; instead eat fruits.
Adequate consumption of fruit and vegetable.
Avoid excess of or skipping of any dietary element.
Adequately treat any urinary infection.