Kidneys and Urinary Tract

Uric Acid Kidney Stones Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Stones are hard masses that can form at several sites in the body. The kidneys are one of the commonly affected organs with regards to stone formation. These stones can affect children and adults. Overall kidney stones will affect about 12% of American men and 7% of American women in their lifetime. Most of these stones >> Read More ...

Signs of Kidney Damage (Renal Disease, Acute and Chronic)

Kidney damage can occur through various ways, from trauma and infections to autoimmune diseases and diabetes. These kidney diseases can be acute or chronic. As a person gets older the risk of chronic kidney disease increases. As many as 7 in 10 Americans over the age of 70 have some degree of chronic kidney disease whereas >> Read More ...

Kidney Damage – Diseases that Cause Damaged Kidneys

The kidneys are working throughout life to remove toxins and wastes from the bloodstream as well as balancing the fluid and electrolyte levels within healthy limits. These are essential processes for maintaining life. Both kidneys share this workload and each kidney does not have to function at full capacity all of the >> Read More ...

Bladder Spasms – Pain, Other Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

What are bladder spasms? Bladder spasm is a condition where the muscles of the bladder wall contract suddenly and often forcefully. This occurs without any warning and happens involuntarily. It may cause a sudden intense urge to pass urine and depending on the force of the contraction it may even result in urine being >> Read More ...
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