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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

Understanding Kidney Stones What are kidney stones or renal calculi? Kidney stones are a common health issue. If you do not get to the underlying cause then they keep coming back and you will keep getting the same symptoms and worse if prolonged. In this blog, we will...
Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome

Understanding Nephrotic Syndrome What is nephrotic syndrome or nephrosis? Nephrotic syndrome is a result of a number of renal diseases and a variety of systemic disorders. Disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus, or exposure to toxins or certain drugs.  However,...
Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis

Understanding Glomerulonephritis What is glomerulonephritis? Glomerulonephritis, also known as Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis,  comes in many forms but basically, it’s an immune-related disease that causes glomerular inflammation. Glomerulonephritis...
Pyelonephritis

Pyelonephritis

Understanding Pyelonephritis What is a diagnosis of pyelonephritis? If your doctor has diagnosed you with pyelonephritis then one or both of your kidneys may be involved. It’s an infection that travels up the ureter into the kidney and involves the renal pelvis...
Cystitis

Cystitis

Understanding Cystitis What is Cystitis? Cystitis is a type of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), and can be acute or chronic. As with UTI its most common in women due to the shorter urethra and its closer to the anus., so greater risk for infection. The bladder wall and...
Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

Understanding Urinary Tract Infections What is a urinary tract infection? As simple as it gets a urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection or inflammatory urinary tract.  Most common in women as the urinary tract to the bladder is only 4cm in women compared to...

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