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Basics of Human Body & different Organ Systems

Basics of Human Body & different Organ Systems

Human Body Our Human Body represents the entire structure of the human organism. It consists of trillions of cells that are organised biologically to form the entire human body. Human body contains different organ systems consisting of various organs. These organ systems are constructed wonderfully to perform various functions. All the organ systems are structurally […]

Home remedies to treat kidney stones with kitchen ingredients

Kidney Stones is a common problem in people and according to NCBI (National Centre for Biotechnology Information) at least 12% of Indians have kidney stones and 50% of people are not aware of the condition. Kidney stones can lead to serious kidney problems in future if left untreated. Let us know what kidney stones are […]

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Renal Colic – Urinary Disorder

What is Renal Colic? Small stones and gravel passes easily down the ureters and void in the urine or remain in the bladder. Larger stones get impacted in the ureter or pass with great difficulty and gives rise to renal colic. Before this condition arises, the patient complains of an aching loin, with occasional attacks […]

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Useful Plants for treating Urinary Disorders

Some of the plants which are used for treating the urinary system disorders are Babchi, Turai, Dudal, Tulsi, Ajwain, Satavari etc,. 1. Babchi Biological Name : Psoralea corylifolia The seeds of babchi are useful for promoting urination. 2. Turai Biological Name : Luffa acutangula Turai acts as an effective diuretic. It also stimulates the mucous […]

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Urinary System Disorders : Symptoms and Prevention

Symptoms of Urinary System Disorders: Blood in urine Scanty and painful urination Obstruction in passing urine White urination deposited on the ground Protein in urine Puffiness under eyes Albumin in urine Accumulation of water in the body Anaemia Loss of appetite Severe pain in the back Nagging pain in the loins and if urine has […]

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Cystitis – Urinary Tract Infection : Causes and Treatment

What is Cystitis? How is Cystitis caused? Cystitis is the general term for the inflammation of the bladder. Cystitis is a urinary tract infection which is caused by various types of infections. Cystitis is more common in the females than in males. The microbes come from outside the body through the urethra or by kidney […]

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Functions of Urinary System and Role of Kidneys

How and Why the Nitrogenous Waste is produced? When the proteins combine with oxygen, a waste is produced called as nitrogenous wastes. The solid wastes are difficult to be removed from the body unlike the gaseous wastes like carbondioxide and water vapour, hence solid wastes are to be converted into soluble waste product such as […]

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Procedures that deals with Urinary System Diseases

Some of the procedures are followed to deal with the urinary problems or to treat them when the kidneys fail to function properly. Cystoscopy: Visual examination of the urinary bladder by means of a cystoscope. A hollow metal tube is introduced into the urinary metatus and passed through the urethra into the bladder by means […]

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Abbreviations of the terms in Urinary System

ADH : Anti-diuretic hormone ARF : Acute Renal Failure BUN : Blood, Urea, Nitrogen CAPD : Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Cath : Catheter CRF : Chronic Renal Failure Cysto : Cystoscopic Examination ESRD : End Stage Renal Disease ESWL : Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy HD : Hemodialysis IVP : Intravenous Pyelogram KUB : Kidney, Ureter […]

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Laboratory Tests and Clinical Procedures to detect Urinary Disorders

Laboratory Tests: Some Laboratory tests are carried out for detecting the problems of the urinary system and to how much extent the damage had occurred. The laboratory tests include: 1. Blood Urea Nitrogen 2. Creatinine Clearance Test ¬†Blood Urea Nitrogen: This test measures the amount of urea in the blood. When the kidney is diseased […]

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