Basic Understanding of Thyroid Problems

thyroid problems
The thyroid gland has an influence on all the metabolic processes in your body by means of the hormones it produces. Thyroid problems can vary from a small enlarged gland that requires no treatment to life threatening cancer. Abnormal production of thyroid hormones is one of the most common thyroid problems. Over production of thyroid hormone leads to a condition called as hyperthyroidism. On the other hand, less than normal production of the thyroid hormone results in hypothyroidism. Even th...

Kidney Stones – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

kidney stones
Kidney stones are hard and small mineral & salt deposits that form in the kidneys. The stonesĀ  form when urine becomes concentrated thus allowing the minerals and salts to stick together. Kidney stones vary in size and may stay in kidneys or go down the urinary tract. The stones pass on their own causing little or no pain but they do not cause any permanent damage to the urinary tract. Surgery might be required if stones get deposited in the urinary tract. Dehydration is the main cause fo...