The kidneys are responsible for a number of bodily functions, including but not limited to: filtering waste, maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, and producing hormones to regulate red blood cell production.
During the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer and testicular cancer, it's important to know what to look for with these types of cancers. Our physicians can try different cancer treatment options to try to keep the patient comfortable and more at ease about his condition.
Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet can do a number of things for your body and mind. To start, eating healthy can lower your risk of developing heart disease, certain cancers, and diabetes. A balanced, nutritious meal may also help keep your mind sharp and enhance your immune system’s ability to fight off infections.
If you've encountered blood in your urine, the first thing you shouldn’t do is panic. Many instances of hematuria (blood in urine) arise from benign causes like a urinary tract infection, an inherited disorder or a side effect from medications you may be taking.