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The Warning Signs & Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Many people live with chronic kidney disease, and on the verge of kidney failure, without even realizing there is an ...

Kidney Failure Claims Life of Alex Karras, Former NFL Star and Actor

Kidney failure claims the life of Alex Karras, Former NFL star, and actor The 77 year old NFLer, who was ...

Everyday Foods Proven to Trigger Kidney Stones

Your kidneys play a vital role when it comes to filtering waste out of the body. ...

Chronic Kidney Disease: 15 Symptoms of CKD

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located on either side of the spine in the lower middle of the back. ...

Common Complications of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Although it’s not a particularly well-known illness, polycystic kidney disease, or PKD, is very serious and in some situations may ...

Filtering Out 6 Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease

Your kidneys are essential in removing waste from your bloodstream (and forming urine) among other functions, and if they aren’t ...

12 Causes of Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure refers to a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s metabolic needs. ...

World’s First Infant Kidney Dialysis Machine Saves Newborn’s Life

The world’s first kidney dialysis machine specifically designed for infants has been used to successfully treat its first newborn. ...

Most Common Causes of Low Blood Pressure

The media and medical world place a lot of emphasis on high blood pressure, as it can lead to bigger ...

The Health Benefits of Regularly Eating Avocado

The avocado has become remarkably popular in recent years, and for good reason: the fruit has a remarkably unique taste, ...

Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

You treat your four-legged friend like 1-of the family, and why not? They’re loyal, and they love you unconditionally. Well… ...

Reasons You Feel Tired All of the Time

It’s a problem many of us have to deal with—feeling tired in the middle of the day. It’s a costly ...

Surprising Factors That Can Raise Your Blood Sugar

When you think of things that will raise your blood sugar, especially if you’re a diabetic, you might think of ...

Common Signs & Symptoms of a Blood Clot

Blood clots typically form deep within the veins of the legs—deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and can travel through the body. ...

Hypokalemia: Symptoms and Causes of Low Potassium

Hypokalemia is a condition where potassium levels in the blood are lower than they should be. ...