Treating large kidney stones

Kidney stones that can't be treated with conservative measures either because they're too large to pass on their own or because they cause bleeding, kidney damage or ongoing urinary tract infections may require more extensive treatment. Procedures may include: Using sound waves to break up stones. For certain kidney stones — depending on size and location — your doctor may recommend a procedure called extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL). ESWL uses sound waves to create strong vibrations (shock waves) that break the stones into tiny pieces that can be passed in your urine.…Read more

Kidney stone symptoms and tratment

What Are Kidney Stones? As the kidneys filter waste from the blood, they create urine. Sometimes, salts and other minerals in urine stick together to form small kidney stones. These range from the size of a sugar crystal to a ping pong ball, but they are rarely noticed unless they cause a blockage. They may cause intense pain if they break loose and push into the ureters, the narrow ducts leading to the bladder. When kidney stones move through the urinary tract, they may cause: Severe pain in the back, belly, or groin.…Read more

Kidney stone facts

  A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract. Nephrolithiasis is the medical term for kidney stones. One in every 20 people develop kidney stones at some point in their life. Kidney stones form when there is a decrease in urine volume and/or an excess of stone-forming substances in the urine. Dehydration is a major risk factor for kidney stone formation.  Read more

Natural cough remedies

Honey. Honey is a time-honored remedy for a sore throat. According to a 2007 study, it can also relieve coughs more effectively than over-the-counter medicines that contain dextromethorphan (DM), a cough suppressant. You can create your own remedy at home by mixing honey with herbal tea, or warm water and lemon. We’ve listed a few home remedies that can help. Honey probiotics Bromelian peppermint marshmallow How to Prevent Coughing As well as learning how to treat a cough, you might also want to learn how to prevent them in the first place. To…Read more

Heart disease symptoms

Symptoms of a heart attack can include: Discomfort, pressure, heaviness, or pain in the chest, arm, or below the breastbone. Discomfort radiating to the back, jaw, throat, or arm. Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (may feel like heartburn) Sweating, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness. Extreme weakness, anxiety, or shortness of breath Rapid or irregular heartbeats During a heart attack, symptoms typically last 30 minutes or longer and are not relieved by rest or oral medications. Initial symptoms may start as a mild discomfort that progresses to significant pain. Some people have a heart attack…Read more

Dengue Fever

Dengue A debilitating viral disease of the tropics, transmitted by mosquitoes, and causing sudden fever and acute pains in the joints. Symptoms of Dengue Fever Sudden, high fever. Severe headaches. Pain behind the eyes. Severe joint and muscle pain. Fatigue. Nausea. Vomiting. Skin rash, which appears two to five days after the onset of fever. Dengue fever symptoms in babies Common signs and symptoms of dengue fever include: high fever, possibly as high as 105°F (40°C) pain behind the eyes and in the joints, muscles and/or bones. severe headache. Home Remedies for dengue…Read more

Facts about human eye

To protect our eyes they are positioned in a hollowed eye socket, while eyebrows prevent sweat dripping into your eyes and eyelashes keep dirt out of your eyes. Your eyeballs stay the same size from birth to death, while your nose and ears continue to grow. An eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts. Only 1/6 of the human eyeball is exposed. Corneas are the only tissues that don’t have blood. The human eye weights approximately just under an ounce and is about an inch across. An eye cannot be…Read more

Interesting Facts About Human Body

The strongest muscle in the human body "masseter" (jaw muscle). Your body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail 3 inches long. Ears and Nose never stop growing. Similar to fingerprints, everyone also has a Unique Tongue Print. When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb. The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors. If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels. Your bones are composed of 31% water. Every day, your heart creates enough energy to…Read more

What Are Migraines?

A recurrent throbbing headache, often in one side of the head, frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines may include a stage called aura, which is marked by visual disturbances (flashes, splotches, zigzags, or shimmering colored lights surrounding a blind spot).Read more
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