Kidneys Archive

What Causes Kidney Stones in Women

What causes kidney stones in women? Passing the stones, crystalized hard deposits derived from certain minerals inside the kidneys, would be so painful. Even this is probably the worst pain after active labor & childbirth. …

What Causes Low Kidney Function in Women

The kidneys filter about 90 ml (milliliters) blood or more per minute. But over time this GFR (glomerular filtration rate) decreases, making chronic kidney failure more likely. A number of factors and conditions can worsen …