What is eGFR (estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate)
By Dr Harold Gunatillake Glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a measure your doctor can take of how well your kidneys work. You can improve your GFR and kidney function by […]
Your best friends are within you
By Dr Harold Gunatillake The human gut microbiota is now recognized as an important partner of the host, as it is believed to affect not only the functions of the […]
Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy
By Dr Harold Gunatillake We all think our cholesterol levels in the blood to keep the heart ticking well, but the kidneys being as important, would not bother to keep […]
Why Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant is a worry?
By Dr Harold Gunatillake We must live with Covid and the Omicron scare, and why?This is supposed to be a cluster outbreak and a real resurgence and starting of a […]
Climate changes and perils to our health
By Dr Harold Gunatillake Is there any hope for mankind? Australian National University professor Mark KennyToday he writes about the frustration many Australians feel at the government’s refusal to face […]
Do we need a third COVID-19 vaccine Booster?
A vaccine booster program is being explored in the UK. “It’s quite likely that, like the flu, we might be getting a different vaccine next year.” “Vaccines protect you and […]
What is the need to consume Fish oil Capsules?
By Dr Harold Gunatillake Have you thought about the health benefits you seek? Fish oil is one of the commonly consumed dietary supplement your cardiologist would have recommended for you. […]
What do the kidneys do for you?
“Doctor, lately, I feel tired and have less energy. I have a dry itchy skin and have sleepless nights. I pass sufficient more frequent urine, but I find that it […]
Why are my legs and feet getting swollen?
This is a common condition that is most prevalent in your 60s and over. If you observe the condition you may need to see your health provider for investigation and […]