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Doctor insights on: Control Of Uric Acid In Human Body

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What are the symptoms of increased levels of uric acid in human body?

What are the symptoms of increased levels of uric acid in human body?

Hyperuricemia: High uric acid (hyperuricemia), can occur from many conditions; chemotherapy for cancer is often assoc. with hyperuricemia. Alcohol intake can lead to hyperuricemia. Symptoms vary from none to acute joint pain from gout (which is exquisitely tender!). Kidney stones from uric acid can lead to urine infection and severe pain. The Am. College Rheumatology advises ideal uric acid as ...Read more

Uric Acid (Definition)

Uric acid is a naturally-occurring waste product produced by the body. Humans are not very good at getting rid of uric acid, and in some people it builds up and causes a form of joint pain (usually ...Read more


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Is gout caused by an error in nucleic acid metabolism that leads to a buildup of uric acid in body fluids?

Uric acid: Most commonly, uric acid production is elevated from diet or its excretion is reduced from kidney impairment or diuretic rx. Enzyme defects can also elevate uric acid. ...Read more

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What is the lactic acid effect in side our body?

What is the lactic acid effect in side our body?

Compensatory: Many things can cause an increased production of Lactic Acid in our bodies. When our oxygen levels or delivery of oxygen are lower than what we need, our bodies will produce lactic acid. They may increase with strenuous exercise or by serious conditions such as sepsis, heart failure, or shock. Also a medication used to control glucose in diabetics called metformin may increase our lactic acid. ...Read more

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Diabetes affect the level of glucose in the blood and in body cells. True?

Diabetes affect the level of glucose in the blood and in body cells. True?

YES: Glucose goes everywhere! blood, brain, liver, vessels, feet, kidnys, eyes etc. You get the pic? Thats why diabetics get foot ulcers, cataracts, kidney damage that may require dialysis etc. ...Read more

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Does the human body naturally produce small LDL particles? Why or what are the functions of small LDL cholesterols in the human body?

Does the human body naturally produce small LDL particles? Why or what are the functions of small LDL cholesterols in the human body?

LDL function.: LDL cholesterol does have a function in our bodies, so in some respects is necessary. The small dense LDL particles to which you refer, however, are more atherogenic than the other large buoyant LDL particles. Niacin supplementation can improve your LDL subtype, changing small dense LDL to large buoyant LDL. ...Read more

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What is the peak urinary excretion of uric acid if on a purine-rich diet?

What is the peak urinary excretion of uric acid if on a purine-rich diet?

Varies from person t: Varies from person to person and also depends on how much you are ingesting. Best thing to do is have your 24 hr urine measured for uric acid! ...Read more

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What are the effects of folic acid in your body?

What are the effects of folic acid in your body?

Folic acid health: Folic acid is naturally found in green leafy vegetables "foliage." in women Folic Acid helps prevent neural tube defects and in everyone is responsible for blood cell health and the production of the chemicals the brain needs to stay healthy. The "trimonoamines" dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine all require Folic Acid to be produced. Even dna requires Folic Acid to help turn genes on and off. ...Read more

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What is the importance of b vitamins in glucose metabolism?

What is the importance of b vitamins in glucose metabolism?

Energy metabolism: They are essential items in the complex process of producing cellular energy. Since the body is made up of trillions of cells that cooperate together to create function, the energy that drives that function is a necessity ...Read more

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What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

CA and K: Too many to describe here. Too much will kill and too little will kill. Go to wikipedia for good discussion of each. ...Read more

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What are the functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids in the body?

What are the functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids in the body?

Replace tissue&Energ: Have U seen dead animal after 2days? UR Stomach lining(which exposd to acid&dig-enzymes) is replaced every 2wks. UR Heart Mscle is replaced every 4-6 mnths Individuals who shed skin cells faster than can replace have Psoriasis, Excema Carbs mainly for energy, but also form backbones of some proteins. 18 inch baby become 6'4", cells did not get bigger, all replaced&more added hundreds of times ...Read more

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What is the role of lactic acid in muscle metabolism?

What is the role of lactic acid in muscle metabolism?

Lactic acidosis: Lactic acid is an end product of "anerobic metabolism". Normally cells use oxygen as a substrate for metabolism however if there is not enough oxygen available cells have an altered metabolic process where the end product is lactic acid Treatment is aimed at restoring normal perfusion. Individuals who exercise can generate lactate but it is rapidly removed due to a healthy cardiovascular system ...Read more

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Extra fat in body get converted in different part of body? Any solution?

Extra fat in body get converted in different part of body? Any solution?

SugarIntakeDrivesFat: Carbohydrates (i.e. Sugars in all forms, simple ; complex) are minimal to not needed for human survival ; health. Yet they are widely promoted as part of bogus low-fat diet theory. Fructose, the worst: ~85% converted to triglyceride fat molecules first pass through liver after eaten ; absorbed. Thus, to loose body fat, eat hflc, see: dietdoctor.Com, etc. Fat distribution genetic + some body use. ...Read more

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Which fruits and vegetables are helpfull in lowering or maintaining uric acid in body?

Which fruits and vegetables are helpfull in lowering or maintaining uric acid in body?

See details: I have probably answered this question over a hundred times. Studies have conclusively shown that even the lowest purine diets lower serum uric acid less than 10%. If you have no history of gout or renal stones, there is no compelling reason to do anything. If you do have these issues, you should be on allopurinol. ...Read more

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Which type of food unleashes leptin in the body?

Which type of  food unleashes  leptin in the body?

Oral glutamine: Digestive tract cannot absorb leptin, so even if you could find a food rich in leptin it wouldn't help - forget about finding foods rich in leptin. The body has to create it's own leptin. You want is for your body to respond to leptin more efficiently (ultimately resulting in lower leptin levels!). As you lose weight, leptin levels drop, because fat itself causes the body to produce more leptin. ...Read more

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Do blood sugar levels affect calcium absorption in any way?Can body absorb the calcium in chocolate milk which is high in sugar?Thanks in advance.

Do blood sugar levels affect calcium absorption in any way?Can body absorb the calcium in chocolate milk which is high in sugar?Thanks in advance.

Blood sugar: Forget the calcium. If you have high blood sugar levels you need to stop drinking the chocolate milk. If you don't have diabetes relax and enjoy. Please go online and look up the many articles about food stuffs. My preferred item on the web is "NuVal" - you will learn a lot. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high uric acid what are the effects on health?How to maintain uric acid?

Not much: Elevated uric acid levels do not require treatment unless there is a history of gout, kidney stones or significant compromise of kidney function. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of increased levels of uric acid in human body?

Hyperuricemia: High uric acid (hyperuricemia), can occur from many conditions; chemotherapy for cancer is often assoc. with hyperuricemia. Alcohol intake can lead to hyperuricemia. Symptoms vary from none to acute joint pain from gout (which is exquisitely tender!). Kidney stones from uric acid can lead to urine infection and severe pain. The Am. College Rheumatology advises ideal uric acid as ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the normal level of uric acid in human blood?

We like to see: We like to see a level below 6 especially when we are treating gout. ...Read more

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How can I control excess uric acid in the blood?

Forget about it: If you have no history of gout or kidney stones, forget it. Diet has very little effect on serum uric acid levels. If you have a history of gout or kidney stones, you need to be on Allopurinol to lower your serum uric acid to less than 6 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Can I use arcoxia 90 mg to control uric acid pain?

Yes: Yes but the best approach is to normalize your serum uric acid with a med such as Allopurinol so you can stop having attacks of gout. ...Read more

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My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

Uris acid: elevation may , in fact, be due to your skln problem! Control the skin and the uric acid may normalize!!! To control Psoriasis without medication often sunlight will help....and light therapy is also used Suggest you consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How dangerous is gout and/or high uric acid in your body? Can you have one without the other?

Depends and yes: Gout can be dangerous by causing joint damage after repeated flares. High uric acid generally isn't dangerous though may lead to worsening of kidney problems. Most people with high uric acid don't have gout. Only 5% of people with uric acid of 9 (fairly high) develop gout each year. Also it's possible to have a "normal" uric acid and have gout -- especially if uric acid is checked during a flare. ...Read more

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How do I control high uric acid?

High uric acid: Ask your your doctor for a low purine diet. Medications like allopurinol can help. You only need to treat it if you have Gout or uric acid kidney stones ...Read more

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Why do our bodies make uric acid?

Normal event: Uric acid is a natural metabolic product purines, part of protein. As proteins are broken down, the purines are metabolized and uric acid is the major product ...Read more

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How to decrease uric acid from body?

Plant lithium: Plant based lithium - from broad beans, peas and lentils - also available as li-zyme from biotics will lower uric acid. ...Read more

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How can I control uric acid problem?

See details: If you do not have a history of gout or kidney stones you should not do anything. If you do have a history you need to be on allopurinol. Despite what some doctors, often tell you, diet has little effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid in our body?

It depends: If you do not have gout there is no reason to do anything. If you do have a history of gout or kidney stones, Allopurinol is the drug of choice for most. Regardless of what other docs may tell you, studies have clearly shown that diets and high water intake have only minimal effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Where in the body, does uric acid come from?

Uric acid : Uric acid with in the body comes from cell breakdown in the body . It is a waste product from dead cells otherwise. ...Read more

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What happens when uric acid levels increase in body?

Gout and kidney: disease. High uric acid levels may cause gout, kidney stones and kidney damage. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003476.htm ...Read more

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What would be a good way to control uric acid problem?

What would be a good way to control uric acid problem?

See details: If you do not have gout or kidney stone, there is no need to do anything. No matter what other doctors of this forum say, diet has very little effect on serum uric acid. If you have gout or stones, then you need to be on Allopurinol to normalize the uric acid level and prevent future attacks. ...Read more

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What is the normal amount of uric acid that should be in your body?

About 6: There is a wide range of what is considered "normal, " but we try to keep known gout sufferers at 6.0 or lower. ...Read more

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Please inform me about increase uric acid how it can be controlled?

If you have: Gout it can be controlled with diet and medications, it can be harmful causing arthritis and kidney stones and other serious complications ...Read more

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Which test should be conducted to check adequate excretion of uric acid from body?

Usually not needed: I'd need to know more about why you are asking this question to give a better answer but it is rarely needed to check for adequate uric acid elimination. ...Read more