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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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Homoeopathic medicine for raised uric acid and hypercholesteremia?

Homoeopathic medicine for raised uric acid and hypercholesteremia?

There is none: Don't waste your time looking for something that does not exist. Significant lipid elevations require statin therapy. You are playing with fire if you believe otherwise. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for high cholesterol , high uric acid and deficiency of vitamin d?

What are some home remedies for high cholesterol , high uric acid and deficiency of vitamin d?

There is none: The high uric acid is not an issue and will fall if the elevated cholesterol is properly treated. Diet and exercise have little effect on lipid levels despite the fact that many doctors try it first. If diet and exercise do not help, start a statin. It is easy to correct a low vitamin d level with vitamin d supplements. ...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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Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Plant based: A plant based or vegetarian diet with plenty of fluids is the cornerstone. Attempt to attain or maintain ideal body weight. If that is insufficient, there are drugs that will also make a big difference. ...Read more

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Is uric acid, serum low at 3.6? What are the reasons of a low uric acid?

Is uric acid, serum low at 3.6? What are the reasons of a low uric acid?

Can be urine loss: You can lose uric acid in you urine. It can be nothing but sometimes occur in certain kidney problems. It is called hypouricemia. I usually see it in a setting where there are no problems. ...Read more

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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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For gout.. Do you know of any alternative treatment other then allupurinol to lower uric acid, for prevention of gout episodes?

For gout.. Do you know of any alternative treatment other then allupurinol  to lower uric acid, for prevention of gout episodes?

Yes: Gout is caused by your body's poor handling of proteins called purines. A diet low in purines certainly helps. Also, stay well hydrated. This helps prevent uric acid kidney stones as well as reduces joint attacks. Anecdotally, cherry juice seems to help as well. Have your uric acid checked regularly and if these methods aren't enough, take Allopurinol or uloric. Gout destroys joints. ...Read more

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

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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Is there any good substitute for low dose aspirin therapy(can cause buildup of uric acid) for heart disease?

Is there any good substitute for low dose aspirin therapy(can cause buildup of uric acid) for heart disease?

No problem.: Salicylates in low dose will increase uric acid levels. However 81mg of asa would have a neglible effect. Large doses of salicylate lower uric acid. Plavix (clopidogrel) would be an expensive alternative. ...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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What homeo medicin can reduce uric acid level in blood?

What homeo medicin can reduce uric acid level in blood?

Not exactly: There are many (at least 180) homeopathic medicines which can help symptoms of gout. However, they don't work by directly reducing uric acid levels in blood. Instead they work by stimulating your healing system to correct itself, allowing the symptoms to calm down. Sometimes uric acid levels will corroborate this, but it's not the primary effect. ...Read more

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Post kidney transplant patient..High uric acid levels (8.9 mg/dl)..Advised lebuxostat 40mg daily by doctor...Please advise the diet and restrictrions.

Post kidney transplant patient..High uric acid levels (8.9 mg/dl)..Advised lebuxostat 40mg daily by doctor...Please advise the diet and restrictrions.

Diets little help: Diet have little influence on the serum uric acid level. The med prescribed should handle the problem. Was the Febuxostat prescribed by the nephrologist? If not, check with him or her first. ...Read more

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Esr is 32 and uric acid level 6.5 ...is it gout?what long term treatment duration for this value of esr and uricacid.

Absolutely not, man: Uric acid in the reference range for a man. Send rate is worthless in the diagnosis of gout and this pathologist considers yours essentially normal. Don't focus on an important disease that you do not have. Find the correct explanation for your symptoms, with the same smarts that led you to rule out gout. Best wishes. ...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 to eat for uric acid patient?

What to eat for uric acid patient?

A normal diet: Diet has only a minimal effect on the serum uric acid level despite what some doctors will try to tell you. ...Read more

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If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

Best to be under the: care of a doctor. First off allopurinol does not always lower the uric acid levels. a doctor can figure out if you overproduce or underexcrete uric acid. There are also ramifications of gout that one should be under the care of a doc. ...Read more