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Articles about kidney

Health
by AnaJackson
8 years ago
Ways to Promote Kidney Health

Besides maintaining proper fluid balance in your body, the kidneys also play an important role in processing proteins, minerals, and hormones. Insufficient kidney function could lead to numerous other disorders. Therefore, it is important to promote kidney health by...

Technology
by Dude88
8 years ago
Anatomy Of The Kidneys

Looking Into The Main Functions The kidneys are very important because it is the main organ responsible for excreting wastes primarily in the urinary system. They have different functions especially those involving regulation of body processes. It is a very important part of the urinary system...

Health
by WritingArtist
8 years ago
How To do a Kidney Cleanse at Home

The health of your kidneys is very important to your overall health, so what kinds of things can you do to help them along?

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
4 years ago
My 10-Step Plan for Dogs with Kidney Failure

My 10-Step plan of action gives dogs diagnosed with kidney failure the best possible chance of surviving. It is designed for owners that have only just received this startling diagnosis for their best friend, but also provides information useful to anyone now caring for a dog with this disease.

Health
by lanetodd
10 years ago
My Kidney Stone Exerience

I recently had a kidney stone 5 months ago. It was my second. My first was in 2000. At that time, it started with intense pain in my lower back, then it got worse. I quickly went to the emergency room, almost crying in pain. I...

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
4 years ago
Tremors and Shaking in Dogs with Kidney Failure

Muscle twitching and tremors or seizures happen for different physiological reasons during the course of canine kidney failure and some owners may understandably confuse them. This article differentiates between each symptom and explains why they occur and how they can be treated.

Health
by Limon Zersky
8 years ago
My First Experience With Passing A Kidney Stone

Passing a kidney stone is easier than giving birth.

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
5 years ago
Supplements Useful For Kidney Failure Dogs

This article explores the variety of supplements suggested for dogs in kidney failure and identifies those which are more likely to help.

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
4 years ago
Changing Diet During Canine Kidney Disease

When dogs are diagnosed with kidney disease, the first piece of advice given by a vet is usually to change the diet. While this is often good advice it shouldn't become a rigid regime, because as the kidney failure progresses - the diet needs to change along with it. This article explains why some things given early in the disease may not be suitable later on.

Health
by radhikasree
8 years ago
Herb Boerhavia Diffusa as a Healing Medicine for Kidney Disease

In ancient days, herbs were the only medicines people knew to cure diseases. They used to collect herbs, test their various parts and studied their properties and behaviors. Some herbs were found to be highly powerful; they could even revive the life of almost dead. With the alarming increase in the strength of diseases now-a-days, herbal medicines have gone a long way from villages to towns and cities. The main advantage of taking herbal medicines is that they cure diseases without causing any side-effects. Many people refuse to take them as they are not fast-healing medicines. Some of them require a very long course in order to produce the desired effects.

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
Regulation of Urine Concentration and Volume

Overview The osmotic concentration of the plasma is about 300 mOsm. One very crucial function of the kidney is to keep the solute load of the fluids of the body at equal value to that of the normal osmotic concentration of the plasma. This is done by regulating...

Lifestyle
by Gordon Hamilton
3 years ago
Steak, Kidney and Ale Stew in a Giant Yorkshire Pudding

Tender and succulent steak and kidney in a rich brown ale gravy is served in the center of a large Yorkshire pudding.

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
1 year ago
When A Dog With Kidney Disease Won't Eat

Canine kidney disease causes many associated issues for dogs, but few are more worrying or frustrating for their owners than the refusal to eat. This article looks at why dogs with the disease stop eating and offers suggestions to help rectify the problem.

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
5 years ago
Calcitriol Therapy For Dogs With Kidney Disease

Calcitriol Therapy has been suggested as a beneficial treatment for dogs with kidney failure for many years, but many vets seem to be unaware of its potential and only rarely suggest it to distraught owners. While this kind of treatment is complex and can be costly, it offers a complimentary form of management that can both improve the quality of life and extend it for many dogs suffering from this devastating illness.

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
2 years ago
Anemia in Dogs with Chronic Kidney Disease

Dogs suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease often develop a multitude of secondary conditions that both owners and vets have to deal with. Anemia is among the most challenging, in part because there are so many different types, each requiring different treatments - and because some symptoms are identical to the primary kidney disease. This article looks into the challenges and suggests the best way forward for dog owners and their best friends.

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
Regulation of Erythropoiesis

Overview   The normal life span of a healthy red blood cell is 120 days and it takes about 17 days to form a mature erythrocyte. But even with this disparity, there is a remarkable balance that exists between RBC production and destruction.   Requirements of Erythropoiesis   Equilibrium between the production and destruction of erythrocytes...

Health
by AnaJackson
8 years ago
About Natural Diuretics vs. Water Pills

Natural diuretics as well as drug diuretics, also referred to as water pills, work by forcing the kidneys to increase urine output. Individuals experiencing water retention, or edema, generally take diuretics to get rid of excess liquids. Additionally, persons on weight loss programs are sometimes encouraged to...

Pets & Animals
by Tony Booth
4 years ago
High Blood Pressure in Dogs with Kidney Failure

Studies reveal that 93% of dogs with chronic kidney disease also have high blood pressure (hypertension). This article explores why dogs with CKD get the condition, why owners need to get their dogs checked by a vet at the earliest opportunity and what treatment options are available.

Sports
by andrewagreen
7 years ago
Jonah Lomu

It has been revealed that Jonah Lomu; the All Black legend who destroyed England in the 1995 Rugby World Cup with four tries in a famous semi final, needs a second kidney transplant.Fortunately the operation was a success and the legend has been discharged from hospital.

Health
by Ulalume
8 years ago
How to Manage Kidney Stone Pain?


Let me be frank, kidney stones are not fun; nor are they a walk in the park for most people. I felt compelled to write an article on kidney stone pain, as I have dedicated the past 4 months of my young life to dealing with one....

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