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Why You Should Thank Your Remarkable Kidneys

Posted 3/31/2014 by UHBlog

The humble kidney may be one of the most underappreciated parts of the human body. These two bean-shaped organs sit just behind the abdomen and below the ribcage, forming a powerhouse duo that filters blood and regulates the body. Each kidney is the size of a fist – and packs a powerful punch when it comes to keeping you healthy. “The kidneys’ major job is to ‘cleanse’ the blood of toxic end products of metabolism,” explains nephrologist Donald Hricik, MD. Yo...

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