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Diseases and conditions

Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention and More

Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention and More

Kidney stones refer to small, hard deposits of minerals in the kidneys. Such stones are composed of acidic salts and minerals. Sometimes, crystallisation of chemicals in the urine occurs in few people, resulting in kidney stones. Such kidney stones are very tiny, almost smaller than a sand grain but over time, they can grow in size.... Read More

Heat stroke: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention

Heat stroke: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention

Heat Stroke is a potentially life-threatening condition where there is a failure of temperature regulation in the body. The overheating of the body leads to a core body temperature of >40° C (104° F) along with other bodily changes ultimately affecting the brain and leading to coma. Most cases of heat stroke occur in young subjects exercising in the sun... Read More