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7 Secrets to Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

High blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney failure put one in three Americans at an increased risk of developing kidney disease. But even if you don’t fit in any of those risk categories, it’s important to take care of these critically important organs. 7 secrets to kidney health You can do a … Read More

Answers to 4 Questions You May Have About Kidney Stones

Think you might have a kidney stone? Small kidney stones can sometimes be present for years without causing symptoms. When they pass, however, severe symptoms may occur. Here are answers to four questions you may have about kidney stones from Cleveland Clinic urologist Sri Sivalingam, MD. 1. How can I tell it’s a kidney stone? Signs of a possible kidney stone may include: A … Read More

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Kidney Stones on the Rise

Kidney stones are becoming more prevalent, with the risk rising more quickly in women, younger adults – and even kids, experts say. Manoj Monga, MD, urologist and Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Endourology and Stone Disease, says kidney stones are also appearing in patients with historically low risks of stone disease. “With the declining health of … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Urinary Problems in Children

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about urinary problems in children? Halima Janjua, MD, Center for Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at noon (ET). From Bedwetting to Kidney Stones: Urinary Problems in Children Live Web Chat: noon (ET) … Read More