One out of every 11 Americans will experience kidney stones. This often painful condition has a number of causes, including a genetic predisposition, and abnormalities in metabolism and anatomy.
It isn't always possible to prevent kidney stones, but all the same, many of us can reduce the odds.
Here are six ways to do just that (Video by Monyee Liang).
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