Kidney stones can produce one of the most severe pains that can be experienced, especially if large stones block the flow of urine. More than one in ten people will develop a kidney stone sometime in their lives. Will you be among them? How can you reduce your risk?...
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The New Silent Killer: Chronic Kidney Disease
One-third of people in USA are at risk for kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults—an estimated 37 million Americans. Chronic kidney disease involves a gradual loss of kidney failure. Want to lower your risk for CKD? This...
Does Your Diet Protect or Damage Your Kidneys?
Your kidneys are important. While you sit reading this, they are receiving 24% of you cardiac output. That fact tells you they are extremely important. Not only do they make urine, they help to balance the chemistry of your body, produce the active form of vitamin D,...