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Healthy Home Improvements: Allergy-Friendly Flooring

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Healthy Home Improvements: Allergy-Friendly Flooring

Allergies are unpleasant to say the least, and your home can either be your safe haven or a major enemy in the fight against symptoms.  While it may not be possible to eliminate every allergen from your home, you can certainly make some decent headway with some allergy-friendly home improvements; your choice of flooring can…

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Lithotripsy – Your Questions Answered

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Lithotripsy - Your Questions Answered

What is lithotripsy? Lithotripsy – medically referred to as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is a medical procedure used to treat kidney or ureteric stones. How does lithotripsy work? During lithotripsy, a specially designed machine is used to generate a shock wave through the use of sound energy. Using an acoustic lens, the energy can…

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Kidney Stones – What You Need to Know

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Kidney Stones - What You Need to Know

Kidney stones are formed as a result of there being irregular levels of salts, oxalates, minerals and water in the urine. They cause a great deal of pain and discomfort ranging from severe back pain, pain in the abdomen and groin, nausea, vomiting, extreme chills followed by fever and of course difficulty in passing water.…

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