Kidneys and Urinary Tract

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 ...

Bladder Pressure (Normal and Abnormal) Feeling Causes

Pressure on or in the bladder can occur for several reasons. Sometimes this is just due to the normal filling of the bladder with urine while at other times there may be a problem with emptying of urine resulting in overfilling. Pressure on the bladder can even occur without any problem in the bladder itself, like a tumor >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Kidney Stones and Dangerous Symptoms

About 1 in 10 American adults will experience kidney stones at some point in their life. Men are more likely to develop kidney stones than women and some 2 million Americans are seen in emergency rooms every year for stones in the kidneys and urinary tract. Approximately half of all patients with kidney stones will >> Read More ...
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