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Are Kidney Stones Genetic?

Are Kidney Stones Genetic?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Kidney stones are hard deposits of minerals that can form inside the body’s kidneys. The kidneys remove wastes and extra water from the blood through urine.

Can Your Urine Warn You About Kidney Stones?

Can Your Urine Warn You About Kidney Stones?

by Crystal (SU)
Kidney stones are solid pieces of mineral-like matter that can resemble yellowish pebble stones. They can form in one of your kidneys when the minerals in your urine are not flushing out properly, which can occur if you’re not drinking enough water.

Don’t Procrastinate with Pelvic Pain

Don’t Procrastinate with Pelvic Pain

by Yenny (SU)
When you were a child, probably a week didn’t go by when you didn’t complain of having tummy ache. Your mom might have given you coke syrup, given you a pep talk before a big test, or perhaps even scolded you for eating too much of the pizza. But as you got older, you began to realize there was a lot more to a stomachache than just not wanting to take an algebra exam or eating too much fast food.

Hydration the Key to Unlocking Urological Problems

Hydration the Key to Unlocking Urological Problems

by Yenny (SU)
Your urinary system is comprised of two kidneys, two ureters, bladder, and the urethra. Your organs rely on the urinary tract, which delivers hydration and acts as a sewage system to remove toxins and waste from your body.

Men Can Get a UTI Too

Men Can Get a UTI Too

by Yenny (SU)
Biologically, men and woman are very different. But that doesn’t mean they can’t share a number of common ailments. Regarding urinary tract infections (UTI) the majority of suffers (about 96%) are women; that means that men can get a UTI too.