Change 1: Drink Plenty of Water

To minimize risk of kidney stones:

Drink plenty of water and other fluids. Water helps to dilute oxalate in the urinary tract and prevents crystals and stones from forming. Increasing the recommendation from 64 oz of fluid a day to 100 oz of fluid a day and spreading fluid intake throughout the day will help to dilute your urine. For most, drinking this much fluid right after surgery just isn’t possible. That’s okay; this is a long-term goal since the risk of forming stones isn’t as likely right after surgery as it is months and years later. 

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