Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) to Break Your Kidney Stone

What is shock wave lithotripsy? Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) is the most common therapy for kidney stones in the U.S. Shock waves from outside the body are targeted at a kidney stone causing the stone to fragment and as a result, the stones are broken into tiny pieces. Other than that, it is also known […]

How Kidney and Nephron Work

Here is high quality video and great explanation on how the nephrons in the kidney works; filter blood and reabsorb water and other molecules. Take a comment above if you found it useful. This man and his graphic is totally awesome :)

Food Avoid for those with Kidney Problems

Kidney problems are some of the most common bodily disorders, with millions of people worldwide experiencing renal problems. Because these types of illnesses usually result in the kidney’s difficulty or even inability to do its job properly, harmful toxins can build up in the blood. As such, doctors have come up with renal diet guidelines […]