urinary system pathologies


Our body is constantly making wastes and this wastes need to be expelled out of the body. The urinary system is in charge of that purification of the blood by eliminating nitrogenous waste, water, electrolytes, uric acid , lactic acid, urea, oxalic acid, drugs,. The kidneys form urine from the blood and they can maintain the PH and normal composition and volume of the body fluids by excretion of water and electrolytes. Two kidneys, two ureters, one bladder, one urethra, form the urinary system very simple and effective. The urinary system can be affected by chronic infections from other organs like mouth, throat, sinuses, causing serious damage infection to the glomerulus. The formation of calculi can block the flow of urine and cause severe pain. The massage therapist should be careful not to overload weak kidneys with extra waste from the massage.

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