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Chronic Kidney Disease In India – An Emerging Health Crisis!

By Dr. Tanmay Pandya, 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…

Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

By Dr. Suraj Kumar, 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…

Surgery and Life Expectancy of Kidney Transplant

By Dr. Suraj Kumar, Nephrology, Kidney transplant surgery is a surgical procedure to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy donated one. The function of the kidneys is to remove wastes from the body and maintain electrolyte balance. When the kidney loses its ability to filter out the wastes, it causes wastes…

Is Your Diet The Reason For Hurting Your Kidneys?

By, Dr. Saurabh, Urology A kidney stone occurs when mineral deposits which are small but are very hard, accumulate in your kidneys. There are many causes of kidney stones and they may form in any part of the urinary system ranging from your bladder all the way to your kidneys. Stones…

4 Reasons Why You Should Consume Fenugreek Regularly!

By Dt. Avni Kaul, Dietitian/Nutritionist Fenugreek is a highly medicinal herb, which belongs to the pea family, also commonly known as Greek hay. Fenugreek when eaten raw has a bitter taste, and is often used in herbal medicine. The herb is primarily used for inflammation, and is added to cosmetics and…

Chronic Kidney Disease – Know Its Causes!

By Dr. Ravinder Singh , 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…

Kidneys – 5 Ways to Keep Them Healthy!

By Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chhabra, 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…

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diet For Kidney Stones

By Dr. Kinker. Mrinal, General Surgery A kidney stone occurs when mineral deposits which are small but are very hard, accumulate in your kidneys. There are many causes of kidney stones and they may form in any part of the urinary system ranging from your bladder all the way to your…

4 Causes Of Hematuria

By Dr. Anil Agarwal, Urology Hematuria is a condition which is characterized by the presence of blood in your urine. Blood in your urine is most often benign, however sometimes the condition can be more serious. When you can see the blood in your urine with the naked eye, it is…

Glomerular Disease In Adults – Know Its Causes And Symptoms!!

By Dr. Ashok Sarin , Nephrology What are Glomerular diseases? Glomeruli are the tiny units in your kidney that help in the filtration of blood in the body. The diseases that damage the glomeruli and as a result, affect the function of kidneys is called a glomerular disease. It can be broadly…