Urinary disorders and kidney problems

The kidneys are vital organs that clear waste products out of the blood and regulate the fluid balance. The bladder and urinary passages allow the body to hold and pass urine, which contains the waste products filtered from the blood.

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  • Chronic kidney disease

    Chronic kidney disease

    Older people are especially prone to developing chronic kidney disease. The most common causes are diabetes and high blood pressure. The disease ofte...

  • Kidney stones

    Kidney stones

    Kidney stones are very common, especially between the ages of 40 and 60. These small, hard crystals form in the renal pelvis, and can move down into ...

  • Bedwetting


    Bedwetting is more common among children and teenagers than many people think. Regular nighttime “accidents” can be troubling for the entire family. ...

  • Acute cystitis

    Acute cystitis

    Cystitis is very common in women. It is caused by a bacterial infection. The main symptom is a burning pain when peeing, often accompanied by an incr...

  • Potty training

    Potty training

    Before children can start getting by without diapers, they need to be capable of controlling their bladder and bowel. A whole series of bodily proces...

  • Benign enlarged prostate

    Benign enlarged prostate

    Many middle-aged and older men will know what it's like to have to go to the toilet a lot at night and still feel like their bladder is never really ...