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Why do patients who make urine have to be on dialysis?

SURVIVAL TIP: If you are fortunate enough to still make urine, use the time to train yourself to drink fluids that fit into a renal diet. 526 more words


High blood pressure

What is high blood pressure?

Normal pressure in the main blood vessels arising from the heart is below 120/80 mm Hg. The higher value occurs when the heart contracts and pumps blood and is known as systolic blood pressure. 392 more words

High Blood Pressure

One Step closer to transplant 

Today has been such a big day that I swear Im about to explode ( please keep this in mind for its a morbid pun for later) … 274 more words

Renal Failure

Are you getting enough vitamins?

Chronic Kidney Failure is, sadly, becoming increasingly popular. During the past decade, cases of renal failure actually went through the roof. Joe Cosgrove has previously spoken widely about… 790 more words


What is the effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Rhabdomyolysis-induced Myoglobinuric Acute Renal Failure in Rats?

Research Paper Title

The effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on rhabdomyolysis-induced myoglobinuric acute renal failure in rats.


Myoglobinuric acute renal failure (MARF) may develop after severe muscle injury. 281 more words

Anatomy & Physiology

A new beginning with a rough start

Hey everyone,

I know it has been a while, please let me explain. I’ve been going through a lot as of late. The good news is that I’ve started on Noctural Dialysis which means I sleep 6 hours a night 3 times a week at the hospital now. 246 more words

Renal Failure

What if I’m a cancer patient and I also need dialysis?

Renal failure is a recurrent condition in more than thirty percent of cancer patients during the course of their disease. The reasons for this are diverse, but they may be derived from tumor activity, as long as the kidney is involved because of a myeloma and the subsequent obstruction of the urinary tract. 806 more words