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You might have heard this word ‘electrolyte’ a lot. So, what are electrolytes? Electrolytes are nothing but minerals in your blood and other body fluids that carry an electric charge. Electrolytes affect your body functions including amount of water in the body, pH balance, muscle function and they even control the function of the nervous system….  Readmore 

Urine is liquid waste from the body. Most of us do not really notice the colour of urine unless it is accompanied by pain or any other distress in the body. But urine colour can be an indication of health. Urine consists of water, salt & electrolytes such as potassium and phosphorus. It also consists of urea and uric acid. Kidneys filter the blood of toxins & produce ….Readmore 

The kidneys are a pair of bean shaped organs found behind the other organs in the abdomen.Kidneys help in filtering, removing the wastes and extra water from the body in the form of urine. Each kidney is covered by  a thin layer of tissue….Readmore 

Prevention is better than cure. This is a saying that’s been used for so long that perhaps it has lost its significance. Human body is a very sophisticated machine. One small issue in one part of the body can have its effect on other parts. ……Readmore 

Kidneys are very important organs in the body managing to eliminate wastes in the form of urine, regulate the fluid balance, blood pressure & red cell production. Cigarette smoking is considered a universal health hazard; particularly it is very much damaging to kidney function as well in addition to its direct impact on the lung function. Smoking & cardiovascular, kidney diseases are closely linked, but very few people know about the impact of smoking on kidneys…….Readmore 

Kidneys are very important organs in the body managing to eliminate wastes in the form of urine, regulate the fluid balance, blood pressure & red cell production. Cigarette smoking is considered a universal health hazard; particularly it is very much damaging to kidney function as well in addition to its direct impact on the lung function. Smoking & cardiovascular, kidney diseases are closely linked, but very few people know about the impact of smoking on kidneys…….Readmore 

KA urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of your urinary system, which includes your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. If you’re a woman, your chance of getting a urinary tract infection is high. Some experts rank your lifetime risk of getting one as high as 1 in 2, with many women having repeat infections, sometimes for years. ….Readmore 

A stent is a tiny hollow flexible plastic or metallic tube that is inserted into a blocked canal or a blood vessel to keep the passage open. A DJ stent is a removable ureteric plastic stent placed in the urethra with its upper curved end in the kidney and lower curved end in the bladder. Both the ends are curved like the alphabet “J” to retain the stent in its position, prevent damage or slipping of the stent either into the kidney or bladder, hence the name J-J or double-J stent. …Readmore 

Kidney stones are hard stone-like masses made of minerals that get formed in the kidneys. Our urine has wastes dissolved in it. When there is too much waste in too less liquid, the waste or dissolved crystals clump together to make stones.  ….Readmore 

Getting up in the middle of the night once in a while to urinate is normal. However, when the trips to the washroom become frequent, it is abnormal and is known as nocturia. This can affect the quality of life as it can lead to sleep disturbances, daytime sleepiness and in most cases, is associated with an underlying medical condition…..Readmore