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How to control uric acid in blood?

How to control uric acid in blood?

Diet and Rx: Mostly the latter. Many folks have somewhat high uric acid by no problems (i.e., no gout or kidney stones). If you've had troubles from it, you'll probably need medication. Stay well hydrated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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Best food to reduce uric acid level.

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using white fish and egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower triglycerides and uric acid by eating habits?

What is the best way to lower triglycerides and uric acid by eating habits?

Dash diet and others: Diets that are helpful for pre-diabetes or "metabolic syndrome" are good for gout sufferers, who are indeed at increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular problems. The dash diet is a good one. You can find plenty of info online about it. Check out this website for good dietary advice. http://www.eatright.org/. ...Read more

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How to lower uric acid levels? What to eat or not to eat?

How to lower uric acid levels? What to eat or not to eat?

Uric acid: The best dietary move to make to lower uric acid is to decrease your intake of proteins. ...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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Can you suggest foods to reduce uric acid level?

A waste of time: For the 10,000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have one or both then you need to be on allopurinol to normalize your serum uric acid. ...Read more

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I need to know the food that increases uric acid and cholestrol?

Diet no influence: Studies have shown that diet has little effect on serum uric acid. There is no need to change your diet other than to minimize alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Which medicine to take or food to eat to reduce serum creatinine?

Which medicine to take or food to eat to reduce serum creatinine?

How high is it?: I'm lean and quite muscular and during my best days lifting weights, my creatinine rose to 1.6 just from being heavily muscled. This is about as high as a healthy man who's not on steroids will get it. Now it's 1.4 which is normal for a fitness guy. The "normal range" is determined for men who do not strength-train. I wrote this considering that you might be in the same situation. Best to you. ...Read more

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How can you control acid reflux?

How can you control acid reflux?

Acid Reducing Meds: Start with taking over-the-counter Omeprazole each morning when you wake up. Also avoid eating right before bedtime. If symptoms persist go see your doctor. ...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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How to reduce uric acid in blood quickly.

How to reduce uric acid in blood quickly.

Why bother?: There are a few reasons that i can think of for lowering serum uric acid: to treat gout and uric acid kidney stones. When some types of cancer are treated, there is a complication called tumor lysis syndrome. In that setting medication is given to prevent a sudden elevation of uric acid. However i cannot think of a reason to quickly lower serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What causes uric acid and how to prevent?

What causes uric acid and how to prevent?

Not for prevention: We need uric acid but High levels of uric acid is called hyperuricemia and can lead to gout.Diet wise High intake of dietary purine, high-fructose corn syrup, and table sugar can cause increased uric acid.Serum uric acid can be elevated due to reduced excretion by the kidneys. Fasting or rapid weight loss can temporarily elevate uric acid levels.Certain drugs, such as thiazide diuretics, can incr. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate foods to eat to help acid reflux?

What is the most appropriate foods to eat to help acid reflux?

Avoid food triggers: Change eating habits and avoid food triggers 1 after eating wait 2t0 3 hours before going to bed or lying down 2 avoid mint, cocolate, alcohol, smoking and chewing tobaco, onions and caffeine 3 avoid spicy foods, tomatoes, oranges, 4 avoid large fatty meals and eat small frequent meals, dont over eat 5loose some weight if you are over weight and avoid wearing tight clothings. ...Read more

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Which food can help lower your uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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What foods can help to decrease uric acid?

Nothing: Any food that does not contain protein will not contribute to uric acid. Foods high in protein, iron, glucose, and processed sugar are also known to raise uric acid. Nn foods are known to decrease it. Certain drugs like Allopurinol are used to treat gout. ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

Diet may help some: You're already on zyloprim (allopurinol) / Allopurinol for your uric acid / gout. Uric acid crystals in your knee are likely to dissolve as the medication does its work. Your physician may or may not feel that some dietary restrictions may be helpful, but no magic food cures gout. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there any effective medicines to control the uric acid and creatinine levels of kidney patients or diets.?

Yes: There are certain medications available to reduce uric acid levels (allopurinol, uloric). There are no medicines available specifically to control cretinine levels but treating the underlying disease (diabetes, high blood pressure, etc) may improve your creatinine. ...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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Best food to reduce uric acid level.

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using white fish and egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Which food can help lower your uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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What foods can help to decrease uric acid?

Nothing: Any food that does not contain protein will not contribute to uric acid. Foods high in protein, iron, glucose, and processed sugar are also known to raise uric acid. Nn foods are known to decrease it. Certain drugs like Allopurinol are used to treat gout. ...Read more

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What food to be avoided if uric acid is present?

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Can you suggest foods to reduce uric acid level?

A waste of time: For the 10,000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have one or both then you need to be on allopurinol to normalize your serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

Alcohol, meat: Alcohol, red meat, organ meats, turkey, shellfish, and drinks with high fructose corn syrup. Some vegetables may be high in uric acid too, but vegetarians tend to do better with gout so i wouldn't avoid them. ...Read more

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What food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

What food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Please explain what food should I take if I have uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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If i want to reduce uric acid what foods should be avoided?

If i want to reduce uric acid what foods should be avoided?

See below: Avoid meats, fats, high fructose foods and see this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gout-diet/my01137. ...Read more

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Please explain which food should I take if I have uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Avoid organ meats and red meats; fish and egg whites are best for protein; then, let veggies and fruits and whole grains dominate your diet; minimize fat and alcohol; drink 3 liters per day; seltzer helps ...Read more

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What food should be consumed in case the uric acid has increased?

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Which medicine, exercise, food you suggest, for my friend has high uric acid level?

Uric acid RX: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. Allopurinol and febuxostat are RX ...Read more

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Whats foods & vegetabels is good & bad for Uric acid.one of my family memeber having uric acid detected.

Diet worthless: In spite of what some doctors may tell you, studies have convincingly shown that diet has little benefit. Cherry juice may reduce the frequency of attacks. ...Read more

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What are the vegetarian foods contains uric acid?

What are the vegetarian foods contains uric acid?

Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima & navy beans, mushrooms, oatmeal, peas & spinach. These can usually be eaten in moderation. More important than avoiding these might be avoiding alcohol & high-fructose corn syrup, as these raise uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that help lower uric acid for gout?

Are there any foods that help lower uric acid for gout?

Black cherries?: Some people swear by eating fresh black cherries, 5-6 per day, they have reduced their uric acid level and the frequency of gout attacks. I don't know of any proof that black cherries work, but it seems like a harmless healthy option. ...Read more

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I need to know the food that increases uric acid and cholestrol?

Diet no influence: Studies have shown that diet has little effect on serum uric acid. There is no need to change your diet other than to minimize alcohol intake. ...Read more

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What is uric acid and what is normal range for male what food is reason to increase this?

Uric acid and diet: Uric acid is end product of DNA/RNA metabolism. Normal is 2-6; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come do ...Read more

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My uric acid level is 8.8 mg/dl.Should i make any restrictions in food?If that then please guide which foods should I ignore

Elevated Uric acid: Uric acid elevation is a marker of increased cv risk, uric acid kidney stones and gout. If you have not had the latter 2 no treatment is rec'd. It can also be elevated with diuretics. Alcohol, organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, dried beans, dried peas, mushrooms and others can raise levels. It is usually hereditary disorder of too much production or decreased renal elimination of u.A. ...Read more

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Can excessive food intake cause high uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Yes, certain kinds: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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