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Diabetes – How It Impacts Your Kidney?

By Dr. Rameez Athar Falke, Diabetology At the point when our bodies process the protein we eat, the procedure creates waste products. In the kidneys, millions of tiny blood vessels act as filters since they have even tinier holes in them. As blood flows through these vessels, little molecules such as…

7 Symptoms Of Kidney Stones And Its Homeopathic Treatment

By Dr. Nandini Joshi ,Homeopathy Stones formed from the aggregation of minerals from urine are called kidney stones or renal calculi, which is one of the most common forms of urinary system disorders. They can form anywhere in the urinary system from the kidney to the bladder or to the urethra. The…

Yes! Staying Hydrated Can Help Abdominal Spasm

By Dr. Tarun Jhamb,General Physician Abdominal spasms occur when the muscles in the abdominal area become stiff and cause pain. This occurs when the muscles are strained; however dehydration, fatigue and drug abuse can also be possible causes. Abdominal spasms can also result from complications in the colon or the intestine.…

Blood in Urine – A Common Urological Condition!

By Dr. Ranjit Chaudhary, Urology The medical condition characterized by the presence of blood in urine is known as Hematuria. The kidneys and other organs in the urinary system (such as the urinary bladder, the ureter or the urethra) malfunction and cause blood cells to leak into the urine. So, this…

Kidney Disease – Symptoms and Prevention Tips

By Dr. S K Tyagi, 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…

Kidney Transplant – Know Its Procedure and Life Expectancy!

21 By Dr. Sunil Prakash, Nephrology, 21A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure in which a kidney from a live or a deceased person is placed into a person whose kidneys are not functioning properly. A kidney transplant is usually the treatment adopted for end-stage kidney disease. For a person afflicted with…

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…

Alport Syndrome – Symptoms And Treatment

Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chhabra, 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…

Causes and Symptoms Of Chronic Kidney Disease

By Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chhabra, 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…