The vast majority know that their circulatory strain and cholesterol levels in the circulatory system are significant in knowing their hazard for heart and vein sickness. However, few think about glomerular filtration rate or GFR, one of the numbers that inform them regarding the soundness of their ...

Describing the human body as complex is definitely an understatement. It’s designed with intricate systems that work together to accomplish elaborate bodily functions and chemical reactions. Granted, each of these processes involves numerous enzymes and substances. An example is urea nitrogen, a p ...

How To Rehab A Torn Labrum

September 12, 2019

Our shoulder is a ball and socket joint. However, the ball in our shoulder is much bigger and it is considered to be a very unstable joint. The ball can easily slip out of the socket, resulting in shoulder pain and dysfunction. Nevertheless, this shoulders’ set-up allows you for a lot of mobili ...

It is very important to take care of one’s kidneys, without the kidneys the body may fail after a time. Usually, tests are conducted to see how the kidneys are doing; and these tests are even more common to people who have kidney problems. One specific test that is normally used for kidney disease ...

Happy wife, happy life. That has been echoed by millions throughout these years. But is this true? It really sounds simplistic. To some extent, yes. For at the center of it all is the concept of happiness. What is happiness? What is real happiness? In the tenets of marriage, what is marital bliss? I ...

What is a hernia? A hernia happens when an organ squeezes through the muscle or tissue that holds it in place.  It may result in abdominal and groin-localized bulges. Some hernias are pain-free and can even be harmless. There are some cases, however, when these hernias can bring about pain an ...

The glomerular filtration rate measures kidney functions and evaluates its overall condition basing on how well it filters waste products and toxins from the body. When GFR goes down, it means that the kidney filters aren’t working properly and it may indicate an existing medical condition. Also, ...

We all turn to doctors for help whenever we experience health problems that home remedies cannot treat. Although we simply call them doctors, there’s a wide variety of fields in the industry of medicine and health service. In this article, we will focus on the field of gastroenterology and provide ...

The battle against illness doesn’t end with treatment. After successfully fighting any disease, your body will need to heal to normalize functions, regain strength, and optimize health. This is applicable to all types of conditions, whether severe or mild. A particular example is hernia, a conditi ...

What Is BUN Test?

July 22, 2019

The BUN test has nothing to do with soft pastries with sweet icing. If you have kidney problems it’s important to know what is BUN.  This acronym stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN). Research shows that about 850 million people around the world have kidney disease. It’s become a major problem ...