Kidney Concerns

DIALYSIS IN PAKISTAN: Q AND A WITH DR. YASIR…

When kidneys can no longer perform their function, dialysis is opted to facilitate healthy functioning of kidneys. It helps extend the life of some...
Mehrunnisa Qasim
2 min read

KIDNEY STONE TREATMENT: Q AND A WITH M. ASIF…

A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract. Kidney stones are a common cause of blood...
Mehrunnisa Qasim
1 min read

EVERYDAY MISTAKES THAT ARE HARMFUL TO YOUR KIDNEYS

While some habits are noticeably harmful to our health, we might be unaware of others. These unhealthy habits put a lot of pressure on...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
1 min read

7 FOODS YOU CAN EAT TO MAINTAIN ELECTROLYTES

Humans function on energy. The food we eat is broken down and converted into energy by enzymes that naturally occur in our body. This...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

EDEMA: MAJOR SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in your body’s tissues. It occurs when tiny blood vessels leak fluid. This fluid builds up...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

GETTING RID OF KIDNEY STONES: HOW TO TREAT THEM…

Kidney stone formation is a modern day medical phenomenon which affects a large percentage of the world population. That is, almost 1 in 20...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
1 min read

CARE FOR YOUR KIDNEYS: LEARN ABOUT THE 6 FORMATIVE…

Medically known as ‘nephrolithiasis’, kidney stones are hard deposits of crystal forming substances which are formed due to the buildup of dissolved minerals in...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
1 min read

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: THE MANY DANGERS OF SELF-DIAGNOSIS

People turn to Google for a medical diagnosis for one of three reasons: lack of time for a formal appointment, mistrust in a doctor’s...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

NEPHROLOGY 101: WHO IS A NEPHROLOGIST AND WHEN SHOULD…

The Greek root word ‘nephros’ in nephrology means kidneys, and the full word means the study of kidneys. This includes the study of the...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read