Overview Dialysis is the common name for renal replacement therapy. This therapy is indicated when their kidneys suddenly stop working, or when there is a gradual decline in kidney function and people reach an end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Dialysis works through diffusion of solutes and ultrafiltration of blood through a series of semipermeable membranes. The […]
It is very common to take an over-the-counter (OTC) medication without any thought to the side effects. Even common ones like antihistamines, decongestants, pain relievers, and motion sickness medications can have side effects. If you are considering diving while using one of these drugs, the side effects could be even more powerful than when on land and increase your risk of an injury.