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When should I do kegel exercises?

I have heard doing kegel exercises helps protect the bladder. Who should ideally be doing these exercises? What else can they benefit?

What is the best treatment for an overactive bladder?

I am 59 years old, male, and for the last 3 months I have an overactive bladder. I have to go to the bathroom every hour or so. What is the best treatment for this ?

How long does it take for bacteria to grow with a UTI?

My urine sample is being tested for bacteria, because of my UTI. How long does it take for the bacteria to grow?

Is Pilates helpful in treating urinary incontinence?

I was told that doing Pilates can be very helpful in treating problems like urinary incontinence. Is it true? If so, how?

Can recurrent kidney stones cause permanent damage to my urinary tract?

I have recurrent problems with kidney stones. I have been working with my doctor to permanently treat them, but I am worried if this can cause permanent damage to my urinary tract...

Urinating frequently, burning sensation, and abdominal pain.

I am urinating frequently, have abdominal pain, and now I even have a burning sensation. What could be my problem?

Is dark yellow urine a sign of infection?

I have recently noticed that my urine has been very dark in color and carries a strong odor. Is this normal or could this be a sign of infection?

Can antibiotics cause frequent urination?

I am on antibiotics for a viral infection. But, I've noticed that I have been urinating a lot since taking them. Is it possible that these antibiotics are causing me to urinate...

Would you recommend natural medicine for a kidney disease patient?

My father has been diagnosed with kidney disease and is apprehensive about lots of medical treatment. Is there any harm in starting natural medicine for him? He is 70 years old....

Can drinking a lot of water for a chronic kidney disease patient cause any major problem?

My mother lives with chronic kidney disease. She is drinking a lot more water lately for health reasons. But could it cause any health concerns for her in regard to her kidneys?...

Can bronchitis be cured?

I am suffering from bronchitis and I am undergoing treatment. Is there a permanent treatment for bronchitis? Or is treatment just symptom-based?

I have a brownish discharge while urinating since yesterday. What could it be?

My urine looks brownish and very dark in color since yesterday. I'm not dehydrated. What could this be?

Can a naturopathic doctor recommend me natural medicines to treat a UTI?

I am susceptible to UTIs and get one every six months or so. Can a naturopathic physician recommend medicines to prevent this problem from recurring?

Is high creatinine treated as a medical emergency?

My mother's creatinine level has increased to 6. 9 from 5. 2 in one month. Should this be considered a medical emergency?

When is dialysis actually required?

My mother is 72 years old and a chronic kidney disease patient. The doctor has been asking us to start off with dialysis for her but currently she is pretty active and we don’t...

My brother is due for a kidney transplant. What are the chances that my kidney will work for him?

My brother needs a transplant, but the transplant list is long and he isn't considered a priority on it. The doctors have tested me and have said that my kidney will match and...

What is the way to confirm chronic kidney disease in a patient?

My mother is 76 years old and has had a history of diabetes for the last 37 years. Her creatinine levels are high and at about 5. 33. Is she moving towards chronic kidney disease?...

My mother is dealing with fluid retention in her body despite taking lasix. What can she do?

My mother is 70 years old and is suffering from CKD. She has been on lasix for the last 6 months, but her fluid retention is still very high. What could be the reason?

About urine test results

My son urine has very dar. We had a urine test and the results show 3 stars. Tomorrow we will have a blood test. I want to know how serious is this? And what could cause this?...

Is there a sign to look out for to detect kidney disease early?

My mother and father both died of a kidney failure. I am currently 50 years old and I am worried that I will also have a kidney disorder. What are the signs to look out for to...

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