Category Archives: Kidney Health

Dehydration Effects On Your Body

To put it simply, when the amount of water you’re losing exceeds the amount that you’re taking in, dehydration may occur. If you don’t replace these lost fluids, your body will be unable to perform its normal functions. With the summer heat in full force throughout the states, it’s more important than ever to keep…
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Tips For Staying Hydrated In Summer

With the blistering summer heat now in full force in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re staying hydrated. Remaining hydrated plays a fundamental role in keeping your body functioning properly. With summer pastimes typically being active and/or outdoors, stowing some tips in your back pocket on…
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Why Am I Having Difficulty Urinating?

The proper function of the urinary system is essential to the body. Kidneys filter waste from the blood and remove them with urine. Consciously holding your urine can cause your bladder to atrophy, or bacteria to multiply in your urinary system. With this, a urinary tract infection may develop, spread to the kidneys, and scar,…
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How Much Water Should I Drink A Day?

You may not know it but the human body is actually composed of about 60 percent water. Throughout the day, your body loses water mostly through urine, sweat, and excretion. You even lose a bit of water through breathing. All living things need water to survive. Humans can only survive about three days without water…
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