kidney

When illness, tragedy and grief pushes one towards personal transformation

Alone even in a crowd

In this article, I want to share with you on how illness, personal tragedy, grief and loss can become a catalyst that eventually drive a person towards personal transformation and spiritual development. The journey would often take years with lots of ups and downs. It started for a friend of mine who was diagnosed with [...]

Kidney pain that went off with the extraction of a problem tooth

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Personally, I’ve been suffering from pain around my kidney area for a few years. It was worst during the days that I take lots of gourmet coffee like lattes and lead a highly stressed life. With stress reduction, the pain is there but lesser because I still could not give up coffee. The dull ache [...]

Why am I sick with diabetes/hyperglycemia like symptoms

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Following is a health condition posted by someone: I have been sick for a while now, probably a little over a month and a half, and I thought that I may have had diabetes. Well, my blood tests (they were fasting blood tests) came back good as well as urine tests, but my symptoms really point [...]

Kidney pain in the morning? Cut down your coffee intake

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If you suffer from kidney pain or discomfort in the morning, cut down your intake of coffee especially thick gourmet coffee. If you must have your daily cuppa in the morning, take the usual inexpensive coffee with relatively low caffeine content. And don’t drink coffee after 2pm in the afternoon. If you have been a [...]

Simple exercises to relief pain in the kidney area

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If you feel pain and discomfort at the kidney region, first you must do is to go and get a blood and urine test. Make sure your kidney function is okay. If nothing shows up in the tests, you may try some simple exercises- on the basis if the discomfort is resulted on some kind [...]

Drinking coffee when depressed and the effect on the kidneys

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Jude, a reader dropped a comment at my post Why there is pain in kidney area? From personal experience….  which I thought would be better to turn it into a post for the benefit of others who may be facing the same problems as her.  I would do my outmost to address her issues and concerns. Her [...]

Relieving lower back pain and pain in the kidney area

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A number of people suffer from pain in the kidney area, and yet do not know what is wrong. Even though test results may be normal, the pain is undeniably there, sometimes waking us up each morning to visit the bathroom to urinate. My uncle had suffered from lower back pain for so long- he [...]