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Hot environment & Kidney stone It's very hot summer season & increase in humidity recently. recently there is increase in stone incidence by 30%. there is direct relationship between kidney stone and environment change. Increase perspiration cause dehydration and decrease urine output which enhance kidney stone formation. I suggest u to take few precautions to prevent kidney stone 1) Drinks plenty of water during day time and before going to bed..ensure u pass more than 2 liters of urine/ day. 2) Avoids strenuous exercise in hot environment 3) Drinks lemonade which prevents stone formation 4) cut down caffeine and salt in your diet. Dr MAHENDRA MULANI, Best nephrologist in Bapunagar, Best nephrologist in Ahmedabad Basic information on kidney function & kidney diease Dr mahendra mulni, consultant nephrologist, bapunagar, ahmedabad
Who should get their kidney checked? who is at risk of developing kidney problems? 1) Symptoms of kidney disease 2) Diabetes 3) Difficult to control blood pressure 4) Family history of kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension 5) Chronic tobacco consumption, obesity and elderly (above 60 years) 6) Chronic intake of pain relivers 7) Congenital defect of urinary defect Dr Mahendra Mulani Best nephrologist in Bapunagar Best nephrologist in Ahmedabad
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION) So why worry about high blood pressure? Because even when high blood pressure is not causing any symptoms, it can silently damage many organs, including the: Brain Eyes Heart Kidneys Arteries throughout the body You may not recognize the damage that silent hypertension has been doing to your body until you suddenly are stricken with a major disease. For example, hypertension increases your risk of heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.Usually, hypertension does not directly cause symptoms. When blood pressure is very high, it can cause: Headaches Dizziness Fatigue Ringing in the ears DIAGNOSIS The diagnosis of hypertension depends on blood pressure readings. Therefore, it's essential that blood pressure be measured carefully & regularly Prevention To prevent high blood pressure: Get regular aerobic exercise Limit your intake of salt and alcoholic beverages Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats Avoid smoking Maintain a desirable body weight Hypertension increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. So it is important to modify your risk factors for coronary artery disease. In addition to the above actions, you should: Quit smoking Reduce your high LDL (bad) cholesterol You may be able to cure your hypertension with lifestyle changes alone. DR MAHENDRA MULANI, Best Hypertension specialist consultant Nephrologist
How does urine form in kidney ?? kidney receives 1200 ml blood every minute or 1700 liters/day for purification.from that kidney filters(glomerulus) make 125 ml/minute or 180 liters/day urine.kidney tubules reabsorbs 99% of filtered fluid (178 liters). rest 1-2 liter of urine excreate which contains all waste products. kidney is very helpful to keep your body clean and healthy. Dr.Mahendra Mulani, Best nephrologist in Bapunagar, ahmedabad