Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Kidney Stones Home Remedies That Really Work

Kidney stones are an hereditary condition that affects about 10% of the population. They are the most common urinary tract ailment.
The fact that they are hereditary means that if someone in your family had them, you’re a lot more likely to get them eventually.

The following video will show you some very effective but easy home remedies to get rid of kidney stones fast.
 




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What are the risk factors for kidney stones?


  • -dehydration
  • -history of kidney stones (personal or familiar)
  • -obesity
  • -dietary habits
  • -inflammatory bowel disease
  • -gastric bypass surgery
  • -renal tubular acidosis
  • -chronic diarrhea
  • -hyperparathyroidism
  • -cystinuria
If you have one or more of these risk factors, you should care about prevention for kidney stones. There are certain habits that you should be adopting that can greatly decrease your chances for kidney stones.
Watch this video for more info.

What are the different types of kidney of stones?


Types of kidney stones

Knowing the type of kidney stone helps determine the cause and may give clues on how to reduce your risk of getting more kidney stones. If possible, try to save your kidney stone if you pass one so that you can bring it to your doctor for analysis.

Types of kidney stones include:
  • -Calcium oxalate stones. Most common type of kidney stones. People who suffer from this kind of stones should avoid foods high in oxalate, like chocolate, nuts and some fruit and vegetables (more in the video).
  • -Calcium phosphate stones. A lot less common, usually found in patients with metabolic conditions.
  • -Struvite stones. Can form in case of a UTI and become very large in a short amount of time.
  • Uric acid stones. Patients suffer from gout usually have them. They can also form in case of chronic dehydration.
  • -Cystine stones. Stones formed due to a hereditary condition, cystinuria.

Watch this video now to know the best home remedies for kidney stones of any kind.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

6 Symptoms of Kidney Disease You Can Be Ignoring Right Now Do You Have K...

If you don’t notice one of these kidney disease symptoms in time, you can end up losing up to 90% of your kidney function without even knowing that there’s a problem.
Chronic kidney disease has very little specific symptoms and most of the times it goes undetected until it is advanced.
20 million Americans adults or more are living with kidney damages and they don't know they have a condition.

Kidney disease: doctors call it the silent killer for a reason.


Here's what you need to know for an early detection.




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When you know the symptoms, you can get a diagnosis and the right treatment to fight kidney damage in time.
Experts say that the symptoms of kidney disease are very subtle and are often wrongly attributed to other conditions.
There are more than one signs of kidney disease useful for detecting the condition in the early stages, but they are subtle and not easily noticeable.
The most severe symptoms are only experienced in the very late stages.
What patients should be aware of is that there are risk factors that can put you at an even worse risk.
Blood or dark urine is often caused by kidney failure, but it is a symptom you usually only see in the advanced stage of kidney disease.
While symptoms like frequent urge to urinate, painful urination and pelvic pressure are more often caused by a urinary tract infection of the lower tract, there’s a chance they could be caused by kidney problems too Symptoms like dry skin, acne breakouts, hives, rashes, irritated red skin, itchy skin can appear in case of severe kidney insufficiency.
If the kidneys aren’t able to remove the toxins and wastes from the blood, they will eventually resurface and start showing on your skin.
When there are visible signs on the skin, it means that the build-up of toxins already reached a dangerous level.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How Smoking Kills Your Kidneys - Answering Your Questions!

How does smoking relate to kidney health? While everybody immediately understand how smoking can damage your lungs or your throat, it’s harder to grasp how smoking does damage an organ like the kidneys.



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