Kidney Infections: Sign Symptoms and Treatments

August 30, 2016

The majority of urinary tract infections UTI consists of only the bladder and urethra (the lower urinary system). Pyelonephritis happens when a UTI progresses to involve the upper urinary system ( the kidney’s and ureters) The kidneys filter the blood to create urine. Two tubes referred to as the ureters transmit urine from the kidneys downward to the bladder. Urine progresses from the bladder out of the body within the…


Anatomy of the Kidneys

July 31, 2016

The kidneys are organs that filter out the waste product and functions as the disposal system for the body. As much as 1/3 of the blood that leaves the heart passes through the kidneys to be filtered before flowing into the rest of the body. Although a person can live with just one functioning kidney, or kidneys are very vital organs; The loss of both kidneys would cause a rapid…


What is Acute Kidney Failure

July 26, 2016

Acute kidney failure appears when your kidneys suddenly are not able to filter waste products from your blood. When your kidneys lose their ability to filter hazardous levels of waste may collect, and your blood’s chemical composition may get out of balance. Acute Kidney failure- also referred to as acute renal failure or acute kidney injury- can develop rapidly over a few hours or even few days. Acute kidney failure is…