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Healthy Kidneys

Kidneys are a pair of bean shaped organs located on each side in the body. They are responsible for removing waste from the body by filtering blood. They also create hormones that help produce red blood cells and regulate the blood pressure. They maintain overall fluid balance in the body and without healthy kidneys, it would be impossible to remove toxic waste from the body naturally. Thus, it’s important to maintain good health of the kidneys.

Myth 1: Kidney disease is incurable Fact: Some kidney diseases are treatable and curable. If you are alert to the symptoms and seek treatment in the early stages itself, there is a good chance of completely curing kidney diseases. Proper...
Every year 100,000 people are diagnosed with kidney disorders and most of which are older adults. Kidney disorders may lead to several complications. Hence, eating a mindful diet can help in maintaining your kidney health. Above mentioned food items...
India is slowly emerging as the hub of kidney transplantation. In fact, it ranks second in the world in the number of kidney transplants, coming only after the U.S. Approximately 7,500 kidney transplantations are performed in India every year...
What is Homeopathy? Homeopathy is a quite popular alternative medical practice in India. In this, extremely dilute amounts of certain natural substances are used to treat several diseases. Homeopathy was developed in the late 18th century by Samuel Hahnemann, a doctor...
Kidney diseases in older adults are the eighth largest cause of deaths in the country. Women, more than men, are known to fall prey to kidney diseases. Almost 6 lakh women lose their lives every year. In recent times, many...
The main function of our kidneys is to filter blood and keep it clean. Besides, it also produces red blood cells, produces hormones for regulating blood pressure, and keeps salt levels balanced in the body. However, kidney functioning becomes compromised...
Occurrences of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) are on the rise worldwide. Though there are no exact statistics available, CKD is estimated to occur to 800 people per million and ESRD approximately occurs in 150-200...
In India, 12% of the population is said to have kidney stones. It might seem like a small number, but considering India’s huge population, the number runs into millions. Out of these, a major portion of the population is...
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...

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