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Seven Online Tools to Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

Personalized health information to help you to monitor and manage your Kidneys Healthy

Assessment Calculators for Kidney Health

Assessment Calculators for Kidney Health

 

Over-active Bladder Calculator


Do you have an over-active bladder? Find out by using Medindia’s over-active bladder calculator.

Over-active Bladder Calculator

Dialysis Efficiency (Kt/V) Calculator


Dialysis Efficiency Calculator or Kt/V calculator is an interactive tool that indicates how well dialysis is working for you and checks if enough water and waste products are cleared from your blood.

Dialysis Efficiency (Kt/V) Calculator
Online Free Consultation

Online Free Consultation

Do you wish to consult an expert for your problem?
Medindia's panel of doctors will provide you with an online solution to your problem.

Understand your Kidney Better

Understand your Kidney Health Better

Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

Drug-induced nephrotoxicity is caused by nephrotoxic drugs or toxins which damage kidneys and can lead to nephritis or renal toxicity. The causative drug must be identified and its use must be avoided which can otherwise lead to high levels of toxins and severe damage to kidneys.

Breathing Dirty Air may Lead to Kidney Failure

Breathing Dirty Air may Lead to Kidney Failure

Breathing in unclean air due to increasing air pollution could cause kidney damage with resultant kidney failure according to a recent epidemiologic study.

Solitary Kidney

Solitary Kidney

Solitary kidney does not pose a grave health risk but it does require additional care. Find out how solitary kidney affects one’s health and quality of life and how to live with the condition.

Diet for Kidney stones

Diet for Kidney stones

Diet for kidney stone should comprise of calcium-rich foods, increased fluid intake. Other dietary recommendations depends on the type of kidney stone.

Kidney Stone Prevention

Kidney Stone Prevention

Kidney stones are small stones that develop in urine containing increased levels of calcium, uric acid, or cystine. Prevent kidney stones by drinking lots of water and fluids.

Slide Show Explaining on Kidney

Use Multimedia to learn more about Kidney Health

Pictures speak a thousand words. Learn more about Kidney health through our slide show, videos and infographics.

Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease

Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease - Slideshow

For people with kidney disease, the choice of foods becomes limited. Here’s a list of healthy foods that promote kidney health.

Foods to Avoid in Kidney Failure - Slideshow

Foods to Avoid in Kidney Failure - Slideshow

Cut back on salt, restrict your fluid intake and limit consumption of proteins if you suffer from kidney failure.

Urinary System - Animation

Urinary System - Animation

Interactive section of Medindia gives general information about Male Urinary System.

Kidney Stones - Animation

Kidney Stones - Animation

Interactive section of Medindia explains Colics due to a moving Kidney stone

Allopurinol: Drug Treats Gouty Arthritis, Kidney Stones, and High Uric Acid Levels

Allopurinol: Drug Treats Gouty Arthritis, Kidney Stones, and High Uric Acid Levels - Video

Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitors which works by decreasing the production of excess uric acid levels in the body. Allopurinol is prescribed for gouty arthritis, kidney stones, and hyperuricemia during chemotherapy.

Kidney Health Related News & Reports

Kidney Health Related News & Reports

Medindia provides you with the latest news and research breakthroughs on Kidney Health.

Vegetarian Diet can Prevent Urinary Tract Infections


Can urinary tract infections (UTIs) be prevented? Yes, eating a vegetarian diet can lower the risk of having urinary infections, reveals a new study.

Daily Exercise at Moderate Intensity can Fight Kidney

Mediterranean Diet May Protect Kidney Health of Transplant Recipients


Mediterranean diet may help kidney transplant recipients maintain transplant kidney function; A new study indicates.

Eating Within 10-hour Window may Keep Kidney, Heart Disease at Bay
Test Your Knowledge on Kidney Health

Test Your Knowledge on Kidney Health

Take a quiz and test your knowledge on kidney health, taking steps right away to control it will help you prevent more health problems later.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

A urinary tract infection is infection of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Take the following quiz to test your knowledge about this commonly occurring infection.

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common problem that especially affects older-aged individualsTest your knowledge on urinary incontinence by taking this quiz.

Kidney

Kidney

How healthy are your kidneys? To find out take part in our kidney quiz.

Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

The strongest pain sensations felt by humans are perhaps those produced by kidney stones. The pain has been described to be worse than childbirth, broken bones, gunshot wounds, burns, or surgery.

Personalized Health Record

Personalized Health Record

Medindia's 'Electronic Health Record' (EHR) is a powerful online self-management tool that empowers you to manage your own health. The current version has been dynamically programmed to not only store your health record online but to also deliver the highest quality healthcare information on the illness, procedure or medication you may be taking

Frequently Asked Questions

You must consult a nephrologist.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions.
  • Make sure you drink enough liquids.
  • Watch for signs of kidney infection, such as fever, chills, sweats and worsening back or abdominal pain.
  • Get help, if you need it, with the straining of your urine.
  • Take the pain medicine prescribed by your doctor.
  • Make sure you tell your doctor if any difficulties or questions arise.
If you do not have any underlying health problems, the most important thing is to drink plenty of water daily. The goal should be to urinate from 2 to 4 liters per day. Make sure you avoid getting dehydrated.

There are no specific dietary recommendations until a stone from your system has been analyzed. After analysis your diet can be evaluated.