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Urinary stones

About 80% of all urinary stones contain calcium. The majority of these are composed of calcium oxalate. Contrary to previous notions, dietary calcium is seldom closely linked to the development of urinary oxalate stone formation. “Dietary Influences on Serum and Urinary Oxalate in Healthy Subjects and Oxalate Stone Formers,” Butz M, et al, Urol Int, 1980:35:309-315. 32760
In fact, calcium restriction may be contraindicated in calcium stone formers. The following is a general overview of treatment for kidney stones:
Suggested Nutritional Supplementation. These are from Metagenics  
Mag Citrate — 1-2 tablets 2 times daily with meals.
Highly absorbable magnesium with calcium.
Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate — 1-2 capsules 2 times daily with meals.
The active form of B6.
ChloroClear — 2-4 softgels daily with meals.
Contains a high-potentcy sodium copper chlorophyllin complex.
Dietary Restrictions:
Avoid sugar.
Remove high oxalate foods such as coffee, rhubarb, spinach, beans, cocoa, tea.
Avoid Cola drinks “Effect of Cola Consumption on Urinary Biochemical and Physicochemical Risk Factors Associated With Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis,” Rodgers A, Urol Res, 1999;27(1):77-81. (Address: A. Rodgers, Dept Chem, Univ Capetown, South Africa.) 32790
Limit sodium intake.
Avoid caffeine (increases urinary calcium excretion)
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