Kidney Health

Working as an emergency room RN, I have seen many people suffering from kidney stones. About 80% are men, why we don’t know. They have lower abdominal pain or flank pain on one side. The pain they feel is intense. We first ask them for a urine sample. Using a...
  Significant risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) are not being addressed in the United States, according to a report of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). This report summarized health information of 37,000 individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Risk factors include diabetes,...
  Organ donation is a gift and it should come from the heart, not by emotional coercion. Kidney transplants are the most common organ transplant that happens. Kidney transplants paved the way for surgical teams to develop successful transplantation of other organs including heart, lung, pancreas and liver. People who do...
  Why is kidney cleansing important? Every day, your kidneys process the blood and helps to sift out waste products (like mercury, copper, arsenic-bound chemicals and other toxins) and extra water. The waste and extra water become urine. The urine then flows to your bladder through the ureters. Your bladder...
  Kidney stones are hard stone-like substance that forms in the kidneys. They may not trouble you as long as they are settled in one or both the kidneys. It is only when a kidney stone moves out of the kidney and enters the ureter (the tube that carries urine)...
  What is a Vegan? Generally vegans are vegetarians with some minor differences. Vegans, aside from eating meat, fish, poultry and eggs, they do not also use products that are made from animals or were tested on animals such as cosmetics and drugs. Some people choose a vegan lifestyle for...
  I am no doctor or expert in anyway, but what I sure am, is a kidney stone sufferer. I recall the first stone I got, a long time ago, back in my twenties. A sudden and excruciating pain striking around the kidney area, making me roll onto the floor...
  Blood pressure, insomnia, cancer, kidney disease, and back pain. All these diseases are like football players; each complementing the other. Their final aim is to hit the goal, to destroy the opponent! Just like the players in the game of soccer, these series of diseases control and supplement each other....
  Kidney stones are hard masses that form anywhere on the urinary tract or kidney. Stones vary in size, from too small to be seen with the naked eye to an inch or more in diameter. A large so-called stag horn stone can fill almost the entire renal pelvis and...

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