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Our kidneys play a very important role in removing excess water and waste products from our body. These bean-shaped organs act as our body’s filter. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), our kidneys process 120 to 150 quarts of blood per day and remove up to 2 quarts of waste products and excess water. When our kidneys become inflamed, it leads to Nephritis and can lead to kidney…

Anyone can be vulnerable to sprains but you raise your chances for overstretching your joint if you do not remain in shape and condition your body. A lack of conditioning keeps your joints and the muscles weak and unfit so as to completely support your physical activities. That’s why warming up exercises daily becomes important as they slowly stretch your muscles and expands your extent of movements. A relaxed down stretch always assists your muscles…

Drug testing is higher in the U.S with the latest rules on faulty driving under operation. But, such screening can put a person using legal cannabis products in a jeopardy.  There are a variety of reasons for which a person has to undergo drug testing. Possibly an employer wants it before hiring or any person who had a recent release from jail has to undergo such scrutiny to prove that on probation they would remain…

How many times it happens that we forget our own car keys or the breakfast menu that we had in the morning. At times it gets embarrassing when we even forget the names of our associates or even forget the task we had set upon yourself. This all results from a memory loss that hampers our capacity to recollect and comprehend. Memory loss may arise from degenerative ailments and physical or emotional trauma. Whether it…

How few of us are able to steer clear the winter without a running nose or a distressing cold. A lot of us are also perhaps waiting to pick up the flu. Now, with the coming winter, it becomes essential to find ways to safeguard and revamp your immune mechanism. Of course, you can follow the standard course, take a flu vaccination that is filled with harmful chemicals. As a last recourse, you can swallow…

Debilitating condition gout can be painful so much so that a thin bedsheet over the afflicted joint can result in pain. Its most common region is the big toe joint, but it can also occur inside the elbow joint, fingers, knees, wrists and the ankles. Gout eruptions remain within a time span of three to ten days and are really agonizing. Flares can appear from nowhere, but the formation of crystals takes place from a…

Winter Season is here and so is the excitement of the upcoming holidays. With so much to do during this season such as Christmas preparations, holiday parties, and vacation planning we usually miss out on taking care of ourselves. In all this hustle and bustle and other distractions, we forget to focus properly on our health as we normally do. Moreover, once this holiday season is over, we start experiencing the winter blues a lack…