What is water imbalance in elderly? Water is the main component of living cells and tissues. Water balance is very important for the normal functioning of various body systems. Even mild disturbance in the water balance of the body can...
What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus happens when the level of insulin in your body goes down or the body cannot use it properly. Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar levels in your body. Irregular blood sugar levels can...
What is Lymphoma? Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cells that are present in the lymph nodes and other organs like spleen, etc. and are important for local as well as systemic immunity. The lymphocytes are of two main types: ...
Relationship Between Kidney Health and Potassium The work of the kidneys is to filter your blood and separate excess fluids, waste products, and toxins from it. A normal set of kidneys can filter more than 140 liters of blood per...
Water: The Lifegiving Elixir Older adults suffer from ailments like arthritis and joint pain, dry skin, kidney and heart issues. In most cases, adequate water intake is recommended by most doctors. Water is the supreme hydrating liquid and is called the...
What are Anxiety Disorders? Anxiety is one of the most common disorders to affect the elderly.  In India, anxiety disorders are seen in 10.8% of older adults, according to a study. As the number of geriatric population is more than...
What is Hyperkalemia? It is a condition in which the levels of Potassium in the blood increase above the normal levels. Clinically it is defined as plasma potassium levels >5mEq/L. Understanding Hyperkalemia Potassium is a positively charged ion present in the body...
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is quite a common affliction most people suffer from. However, when you are older, the chances of UTI occurrence become more common due to reduced immunity of your body. There is usually pain and burning while...
One of the most common kinds of surgical treatment for weight loss is gastric bypass surgery or bariatric surgery. This surgery involves making changes to your stomach and digestive system surgically. These changes limit how much food you can...
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