Nephron (from Greek νεφρός - nephros, meaning "kidney") is the basic structural and functional unit of the kidney. Its chief function is to regulate the concentration of water and soluble substances like sodium salts by filtering the blood, reabsorbing what is needed and excreting the rest as urine. A nephron eliminates wastes from the body, regulates blood volume and blood pressure, controls levels of electrolytes and metabolites, and regulates blood pH. Its functions are vital to life and…

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Could Thyroid Dysfunction be Causing Your Symptoms?Hypothyroidism is often overlooked or misdiagnosed and can be the underlying cause of these symptoms. #hypothyroid #thyroid

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Enhancing Blood Volume in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia may reduce allodynia “You guys are about a litre short in blood volume, ok? If I’m sitting at five litres, you’re sitting at four. So, you’re really, really sensitive to blood volume changes. If you’re a little dry, you crash. ” Dr. Nancy Klimas Drinking more distilled water and slight increase in salt intake (if you don't have high blood pressure} may help

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How 2 minutes can give your baby 33% more blood volume & better health - Dr. Sarah Buckley

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The Truth About Dengue Fever & Hydration – How To Spot, Avoid, and Treat | Dr. Gerry's Coco Nectar ***Vomiting and sweating from the fever may dehydrate you, which will also lower your blood volume and inhibit your immune response. Rehydrate with water and electrolyte containing fluids like buko (coconut) water, Gatorade, Powerade, or other liquid which contains some salt and sugar. Potassium is also important to rehydration, so choose a drink that contains it, or eat a banana.

Cherokee by Blood: Volume 8, Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the U. S. Court of Claims 1906-1910, Applications 20101-23800 - Jerry Wright Jordan. In 1904 the Eastern Cherokees won a million dollar judgment against the U.S. because of its violations of the treaties of 1835-36 and 1845. The payments were to go to all living persons who had been members of the Cherokee tribe at the time of the treaties, or to their

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A pain drug and the antibiotics Pat's surgeon was going to use were on her 'drugs to avoid' list. She avoided them and, despite having chronic fatigue syndrome, did just fine with her surgeries - http://www.cortjohnson.org/blog/2013/08/17/three-months-three-surgeries-no-relapse-a-personal-guide-to-surviving-surgery-with-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-mecfs/

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Delay Cutting the Umbilical Cord -- Your baby needs the blood still pulsing through the cord. This diagram from the British Medical Journal shows the transfer of blood volume from placenta to baby after birth.

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A Few Kidney Facts: higher blood flow than even the brain, liver or heart, reabsorb and redistribute 99% of the blood volume and only 0.1% of the blood filtered becomes urine, Each kidney is about 4 ½ inches long, weighs approximately 4 to 6 ounces, kidneys of a newborn baby are about 3X larger in proportion to body weight, volume of urine excreted daily approx 1000 to 2000 mL.

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