Tag: Nephrology

Learn about a Nephrologist and Kidney Diseases They Treat | HealthSoul

What is a Nephrologist? A nephrologist is a medical professional who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders that affect the kidneys. Nephrologists are often referred to as kidney specialists. Some nephrologists also do research that helps them learn…

Kidney Stones: When do you need surgery? | HealthSoul

We recently covered the medical treatments available for small kidney stones in our previous post, but you may be wondering what the treatment options are for more severe kidney stones. In this post, we’ll analyze the four most common surgical…

How Much Sodium is Too Much? | HealthSoul

We all have heard about the detrimental effects of sodium intake in regards to high blood pressure and associated co-morbidities like cardiovascular diseases. But let’s start by first learning about beneficial and more friendly facts about sodium. Sodium is an…

How Can You Prevent Kidney Stones? | HealthSoul

Imagine a small pebble. But with VERY jagged ends. And now imagine that it is in your kidneys. OUCH! If you have ever passed a kidney stone, I am sure you can still recall the pain and discomfort it brought.…