kidney disease

Chronic Kidney Disease – Know Impact Of It!

By Dr. Sunil Prakash, Nephrology The exponential growth of diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes in the recent past has been attributed to the increasingly popular sedentary lifestyle. But not many people are aware of the fact that chronic kidney disease has now become a public health menace in India. According…

Chronic Kidney Disease – Know Reasons Behind It!

By Dr. Siddharth Vinod Lakhani, Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms become…

Know More About Causes, Symptoms And Prevention Of Kidney Diseases!

  By Dr. Pooja Rakshit, General Physician The kidney is the organ that helps to filter out the waste from the blood. It also helps in maintaining blood pressure. Kidney disease is the condition when the kidney fails to filter out the waste mixed with blood. These causes buildup of waste in the body.…

Kidney Disease – How Can It Be Prevented?

By Dr. 7 Orange Hospital, Multi Speciality The kidney is the organ that helps to filter out the waste from the blood. It also helps in maintaining blood pressure. Kidney disease is the condition when the kidney fails to filter out the waste mixed with blood. These causes buildup of waste in the…

Kidneys Health – How To Maintain It?

By Dr. Ramesh Rao, Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of bean-shaped organs that are situated behind the abdomen. The primary function of the kidney is to filter blood from the body. It removes various wastes and maintains the electrolyte balance of the body. So now that you know what role this organ…

Renal Tubular Disorders – What Should You Know?

By Dr. Hasit Patel, Nephrology Renal tubules, or kidney tubules, are each of the small pipes in the kidney that facilitate the excretion process by transporting water and minerals, or absorbing and releasing them. They are fine structures, and vulnerable to diseases of their own. Two of the most common such diseases…

Alport Syndrome – What Should You Know About It?

By Dr. Hasit Patel, Nephrology Alport Syndrome is a genetic disease which affects your kidneys, eyes and the ears. However, the condition is primarily a progressive kidney disorder characterized by inflammation of the glomerulus; the blood vessels of the nephron (the structural and functional unit of the kidneys). Hence, the disease is…

Can Diabetes Be A Cause Of Kidney Failure?

By Dr. Hasit Patel, Nephrology Diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by an inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or effectively utilize the insulin produced by the body. Insulin is the hormone that is produced by the pancreas to metabolize sugar in the body, the sugar that is present…

Kidney Disease And Diabetes!

By Dr. Siddhesh Dhaygude, Nephrology Diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by an inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or effectively utilize the insulin produced by the body. Insulin is the hormone that is produced by the pancreas to metabolize sugar in the body, the sugar that is present…

What Are The Signs That Something Is Wrong With Your Kidneys?

By Dr. Hasit Patel, Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms become more…