Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos did not have a happy new year at the beginning of 2014.

Bezos had to be airlifted by the Ecuadorian Navy from the Galapagos Islands due to a kidney stone attack.

Commenting on the experience after the fact, a spokesman for Bezos simply replied, "Galapagos: five stars. Kidney stones: zero stars,” reported the Washington Post, the paper Bezos bought last year.

Here are six infographics with information on how to avoid or treat kidney stones.

What is a kidney stone?

So, what are your chances of getting a kidney stone?

Men have a slightly higher chance of getting a kidney stone.

Once you've had one kidney stone, you'll probably have another at some point.

Once an individual has formed a stone, the likelihood of recurrence is 50% or greater at 5 years and up to 80% at 10 years. About 10% of people in the United States will experience kidney stones in their lifetime. lt is thought that 10 in 100 people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives. Men are 2 to 3 times more likely than women to have stone problems. The peak age for stones is between 20 and 50 years. the southern and midwestern regions of the United States are predicted as the hotbeds of stone activity. Calcium stones 75% to 85% common - formed by a build-up of calcium, combining with oxalate, phosphate or carbonate. Struvite stones 10% to 15% common - formed by a build-up of calcium, magnesium and ammonium phosphate. Uric acid stones 5% to 10% common - formed by a build-up of uric acid. rginine and ornithine.

Not surprisingly, bigger stones are harder to pass.

What can you eat to help prevent kidney stones?

Kidney Stone Diet | What Foods to Avoid vs. Good Foods for Kidneys