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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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Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

No: If you have gout you need to be on allopurinol. If you do not have gout there is little reason to do anything about an elevated uric acid level. Tumeric has no benefit for this issue. ...Read more

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Is fruit salt that makes a sparkling drink in water a good light preventive treatment for gout or elevated uric acid?

Is fruit salt that makes a sparkling drink in water a good light preventive treatment for gout or elevated uric acid?

Cherries: Are good for gout....Never really heard of any other fruits so not sure how these fruit salts would help with gout. ...Read more

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Is urcinol good for gout?

Is urcinol good for gout?

Uncertain : It is not fda approved. It is not been evaluated in fda studies. ...Read more

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How much lemon juice to take for lowering uric acid levels?

How much lemon juice to take for lowering uric acid levels?

It is worthless: Lemon juice has no benefit in lowering serum uric acid levels. If you have gout, you need to be on allopurinol. If you have no gout history then you generally do not have to do anything. ...Read more

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Is lemon juice good for gallbladder?

No effect: Lemon juice is neither good nor bad. It should have no specific effect (positive or negative) for your gallbladder. ...Read more

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What are the foods good to decrease uric acid? Are curd, coconut & milk good for uric acid?

What are the foods good to decrease uric acid?  Are curd, coconut & milk good for uric acid?

Wrong approach: Uric acid levels have little to do with diet, though a few foods, notably organ meats, contain so much uric acid that they can drive the values up and alcohol can raise uric acid. The internet is full of total junk, and whoever told you that coconut lowers uric acid simply made it up in order to appear learned and perhaps make crooked money. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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Help please! is aloe vera juice good for acid reflux?

No: It does not have significant benefit for this problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take baking soda or sodium bicarbonate for a person whose cretanine and uric acis is lil over borderline. Is it safe for kidneys?

Is it safe to take baking soda or sodium bicarbonate for a person whose cretanine and uric acis is lil over borderline. Is it safe for kidneys?

What for?: What do you intend to accomplish by taking baking soda? It is not a treatment or prevention for anything. If you must talk to your doctor and mention all the medications, including herbals, over the counter etc to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take applecider viniger and baking soda for recurring gout attacks if your sodium level is high?

Adjuncts only: Gout is a serious systemic disease. If you're refusing scientific treatment (probenecid, allopurinol, workup for possible secondary causes) in favor of worthless "pop" remedies from sweet-talking crooks, you may pay with your health and even your life. If your sodium is already high for some reason, you can land yourself in the ICU by munching baking soda. Please do the right thing. ...Read more

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Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

Yes, seems to work: 19 year old male asks, Is organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment? Many would say yes cos it contains acetic acid, a weaker acid than Hydrochloric acid HCL normally produced by stomach. It tends to buffer or make the stomach less acidic (antacid) but still strong enough for digestion. Said to be best as 2 or 3 teaspoon-fulls in in 8 oz of water before meals. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Yes: Yes, it is good for gout. There are other juices that help with kidney function and dilution, but pomegranate juice works. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best medications for triglycerides and uric acid?

What is the best medications for  triglycerides  and uric acid?

Diet and exercise.: While medicine might be needed for these, your first, best step is a healthy diet and good, porposeful exercise to get your body moving and to clear these up. Triglycerides are high due mainly to a diet high in fatty foods, like cheese and pastry, while uric acid can be high from protein intake and less hydration or genetically. If diet and exercise don't work, then see your dr. For meds. ...Read more

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Is drinking cider good for gout ?

Is drinking cider good for gout ?

No and no: Cider does not help with gout and drinking cider vinegar is even worse. Popular websites talk about apple cider vinegar and how it prevents gout. It does not. It strips the enamel from your teeth and burns your esophagus. Other problems can also occur. Vinegar pills are also not safe. ...Read more

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0.48 mmol/l urate level, high BP level, taking 10/10 mg.Perindropil&amlodipine medicine.Is it good to take lemon with warm water to lower uric acid?

Yes: Uric acid is a byproduct of protein consumption, an excess of which can cause gout or kidney stones. Though excess uric acid (hyperuricemia) associated with frequent episodes of gout or kidney stones may require prescription drugs for control, appropriate changes in one's diet is often all that is needed: good hydration, reducing purine intake (red meats), and neutralizing uric acid (lemon water). ...Read more