Prev post1 of 3Next A kidney infection, also known as pyelonephritis, is usually caused by a bacterial infection that spreads up from the urinary tract to the bladder through the urethra and, finally, into the kidneys. It can affect one or both kidneys. Women, especially pregnant women, have a high risk of kidney infection compared to
The kidneys perform a wide range of vital functions in the healthy body, such as: Removing wastes and water from the blood, Regulating water fluid levels, Balancing chemicals in your body, Releasing hormones, Helping control blood pressure, Helping to produce red blood cells, Producing vitamin D, which keeps the bones strong and healthy.
~The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine.
Pay attention to these warnings - Abdominal pain can strike at any time, and is often difficult to determine whether or not it is an emergency. Abdominal pain can occur as a result of numerous causes including indigestion, intestinal gas, food poisoning, menstrual cramps, heartburn, gallstones, pancreatitis, inhibited blood supply to the colon (also known as ischemia), stomach cancer, kidney stones, inflammatory bowel disease, umbilical hernia, appendicitis or a urinary tract infection…