Kidneys are bean-shaped organs which are found at the back of your abdominal cavity. Though people are normally born with two functioning kidneys, one on either side of the spine, a person can survive with only one kidney.
Globally, more than 500 million individuals, or about one in ten general populations, have some form of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). CKD means a condition that damages one’s kidneys by decreasing the ability to keep one healthy by doing their functions.
The National Health Service, UK outlines 5 simple lifestyle tips to take care of your kidneys.
It is estimated that 30%-40% of the world’s population is affected by one or more allergic conditions? Currently, there is about 15%-20% of Malaysian population suffering from allergies and this figure is expected to increase to 50%, 10 years from now. While most allergies appear during the early years of childhood, they can also develop in any person at any age. Allergies are not inherited. Yet, there is no cure at the moment.
About 25% of expectant mothers complain of some sort of allergic symptoms or the other during their pregnancies. It is quite common for pregnant women to get allergies during pregnancies. While some women with allergies before conceiving a child express that they undergo a dramatic hike in their allergic reactions during pregnancy, most of those with no allergies pre-pregnancy state that these reactions often only show up during pregnancy.