In the post COVID – 19 era, staying hydrated with water and other healthy drinks is extremely important. All these fluids get stored in one of the important parts of the body, an organ that is medically called the urinary bladder. Also known as ‘bladder,’ it is a hollow muscular organ that stores urine. It connects with the kidneys. Most people do not treat the bladder as an important organ. However, in reality, it’s one of the most essential organs in the urinary system. And like most other organs, the bladder is also prone to getting under the attack of cancer. Cancer in the bladder is a very serious disease that needs timely diagnosis and the right treatment. Read along to know more about bladder, bladder cancer, its various types, symptoms, causes, and the right treatment.
The kidneys are an essential part of the excretory system. These two bean-shaped organs in your body help in purifying your blood. They filter excess water, waste products and any other impurities from the blood. They also help in producing hormones that control your blood pressure. The kidneys try their best to maintain all of these together. So when does the trouble begin? Precisely, when the kidney stones are formed. Read along to know about the various types of kidney stones, their causes and the right treatment.
Blood in the urine, also known as hematuria, is a very serious issue and can alarm anyone who sees it for the first time while urinating. There are a lot of causes for hematuria but it is important to note that blood in urine in itself is not a disease but an indication of a variety of problems.