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You Can Prevent Kidney Stones with Lifestyle Changes

You Can Prevent Kidney Stones with Lifestyle Changes

You Can Prevent Kidney Stones with Lifestyle Changes Many people mistakenly believe that there’s nothing you can do to prevent kidney stones. In reality, many risk factors are under your control, and many are remarkably simple. Drink Plenty of Water: The number one risk factor for kidney stones is not drinking enough water. If you aren’t drinking enough, your urine will ...

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Prostate cancer Awareness in India

Prostate cancer Awareness in India

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in western men. While there are not many accurate statistics on it, prostate cancer cases are substantially lower in India than that in US or Scandinavian countries. Though the reported incidence of prostatic carcinoma in India (6/100 000) is much lower than that in the USA (200/100 000), it is possible that ...

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Check out before you Flush – Urine Facts

Check out before you Flush – Urine Facts

Urine isn’t something most people talk about. Yet changes in the urine — its colour, odour, and consistency — can provide important clues about the status of your body. Your urine can reveal what you’ve been eating, how much you’ve been drinking, and what diseases you have. “Urine and urinalysis have, for hundreds of years, been one of the ways ...

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What is your score?

What is your score?

The prostate is a small gland found only in men, located between the penis and bladder. Enlargement of prostate is called BPH (benign Prostatic Enlargement). Common in men above the age of 50. It is common condition associated with ageing in men. Enlargement of prostate can place pressure on the bladder and urethra, the tube through which urine passes. This ...

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Treatment of Kidney Stones – Currents Trends

Kidney Stone Causes

MET (Medical Expulsive Therapy) A kidney stone treatment depends on size and position of the stone. Most of the stones which are below 4 mm will be passed out in the urine. Pain from such stones last for few days and disappear when the stones are flushed out. It is better to make sure that you have passed the stone. ...

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Kidney Stone Causes

Kidney Stone Causes

The main cause of kidney stones is a lack of water. Stones commonly have been found in those that drink less than the recommended eight to ten glasses of water a day. When there is not enough water to dilute the uric acid (component of urine), the pH level within the kidneys drops and becomes more acidic. An excessively acidic ...

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What is Urinary Incontinence?

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. Though it is more likely to occur in individuals who are older, it is not an inevitable part of the aging process. Rather, urinary incontinence is a medical condition that can be treated. Urinary incontinence is twice as likely to occur in women than in men due to the structure of the ...

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Stress vs. Urge Incontinence

Stress vs. Urge Incontinence

Stress Incontinence A person who experiences leaks of urine while making small movements, such as sneezing or laughing, may be experiencing stress incontinence. This type of incontinence is more common in women, although it can occur in any gender. It occurs after bladder muscles weaken and are no longer able to close the bladder as tightly as they once could. ...

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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

Your urinary tract is the system that makes urine and carries it out of your body. It includes your urinary bladder and kidneys and the tubes that connect them. When germs get into this system, they can cause an infection. Most urinary tract infections are bladder infections. A bladder infection usually is not serious if it is treated right away. If you do ...

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Artificial Urinary Sphincter

Artificial Urinary Sphincter

An artificial urinary sphincter is the only device that closely simulates the function of a biological urinary sphincter. An artificial urinary sphincter is reserved for treatment of complex or severe stress urinary incontinence. Patients with intrinsic sphincter (urinary valve) dysfunction include Men who have undergone Radical retro pubic prostatectomy (including laparoscopic or robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy) Radical perineal prostatectomy, Transurethral Resection of ...

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