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Do I Need Both of My Kidneys?

A kidney is a bean-shaped organ responsible for filtering wastes and extra water from your blood, creating urine. Typically, the human body contains two-kidneys, one on each side of the spine, just above your waist.   But do you need both of your kidneys to function...

Am I Too Young for Urinary Problems?

As our bodies age, they become more susceptible to a variety of conditions and issues. This has created a common idea that there are certain things you don’t have to worry about until you’re “old”. There are faults in this logic, however.  For starters, the term “old”...

Conditions That Affect the Prostate Besides Cancer

The prostate is a small gland that’s exclusive to men. Located below the bladder, the prostate wraps around the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body. Because of its delicate location, the prostate can cause a number of problems should it become swollen or...