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Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are also known as renal lithiasis.  Kidney stones cause intense pain in the abdominal area.  Kidney stones that are small in size will generally pass through your urinary track system, however, some stones are too large to pass and require surgery.

Kidney Failure

The kidneys are responsible for filtering bacteria and excess salt.  When someone has kidney failure, the bacteria and salts build up, affecting the heart, brain, lungs, and other vital parts of the body.


Indigestion is characterized by abdominal irritation or a feeling of stomachache.

Herbal Products Overview

The use of herbs and herbal products has become broadly accepted. Consumer surveys consistently find that nearly half of all Americans now use herbs. (1) The decision to use herbs for their health promoting value is, as with all health decisions...


Stroke, also known as brain attack, may occur suddenly and sometimes with little warning, but the third leading cause of death in the United States is mostly preventable - if you take the right steps.


Type 2 diabetes is an incurable metabolic disease characterized by the body's difficulty in processing insulin correctly.


Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a painful condition of the bladder. The bladder has a mucous layer that protects the inner liner. When that mucous layer is damaged, the bladder can become inflamed and infectious.


The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that attacks the skin and mucus membranes. It is estimated that 75% of all women will get a form of HPV.


Hypersomnia is the condition of feeling sleepy and drowsy throughout the daytime.