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The Importance of Water for Healthy Kidney Function

If you want to know how to keep kidneys healthy, water is a good step. Some years ago, Kidney Health Australia (KHA) put out a position statement on water. The statement, called ‘Drink Water Instead’, highlighted the importance of water in maintaining kidney health. This is because without adequate water, our kidneys suffer and cannot properly function.

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How to recover from laparoscopic surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a specific type of keyhole surgery performed under general anaesthetic. Usually used for examination and access to the abdomen and pelvis, this surgery provides a window into the inside of the body using a laparoscope camera. But once your keyhole surgery is over, there is still your laparoscopy recovery time to get through.

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What is Stress Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is an issue that some sufferers may feel embarrassed about, but might be relieved to hear is more common than they realise. It is also usually very treatable – with treatments ranging from exercises, to various surgery options or medication, depending on the nature of the condition and its cause.

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