- Sodium causes calcium in the urine, which in turn is linked to the formation of kidney stones.
- Children ages five to ten years old are consuming 50 percent more sodium than they did ten years ago, according to the new research.
- Most small stones pass on their own; however, ones over six millimeters often require surgery.
- Kidney stones recur in 67 percent of pediatric cases.
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