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I workout at the gym every day. I take protein supplements and 10 egg whites and skimmed milk for protein. My uric acid is high. How to reduce it.

I workout at the gym every day. I take protein supplements and 10 egg whites and skimmed milk for protein. My uric acid is high. How to reduce it.

See details: The first thing you need to do is to determine if there is an underlying cause for the elevated uric acid. In spite of doctor's touting a low protein diet, studies have shown that diet has little effect. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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I have high uric acid issue. I want to for for BCAA supplement. Wanted to know that BCAA can increase the risk of gout and increases the uric acid?

I have high uric acid issue. I want to for for BCAA supplement. Wanted to know that BCAA can increase the risk of gout and increases the uric acid?

BCAAs and gout: There are so many "supplements" on the market to "enhance" performance, it is no wonder this is a multibillion dollar industry. While BCAAs don't necessarily increase uric acid, and recent studies have shown they may decrease plasma uric, they are exorbitantly expensive. Best to get BCAAs from whey, and milk proteins, beef, chicken, fish, soy proteins, eggs, baked beans,
whole wheat, brown rice, ...Read more

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Bi-lateral Knee pain. My uric acid was at 10.7 mg/dl but no swelling or redness. I have to take allopurinol for a month. Can I replace with supplements?

Bi-lateral Knee pain. My uric acid was at 10.7 mg/dl but no swelling or redness. I have to take allopurinol for a month. Can I replace with supplements?

Elevated uric acid-: - (gout), runs in families if you have minimal symptoms consider yourself lucky. The potential is there for a full blown gouty attack. Even a short lived attack can damage joints. I had an acute attack in my toe from onset 2 end of it was 8 hours. Ruined through metatarsal pylangeal joint & had surgery on it. I take allopurinol every day since, no trouble. Stopping it sets you up for this 2 occur. ...Read more

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How to reduce my uric acid level?

How to reduce my uric acid level?

Red meats: Eliminate red meats, eat a fiber rich diet, kep exercising. Your doctor can also prescribe medicines for this. ...Read more

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How could l reduce uric acid level?

How could l reduce uric acid level?

Diet and medications: Uric acid is a natural digestive product of protein eating less protein, especially red meat and shellfish is helpful alcohol also is important as it directly inhibits the kidney from excreting uric acid so avoiding alcohol intake is important. Certain medications, like water pills, can raise uric acid levels, if possible avoid their use. Lastly, there are medications like allopurinol or culprit t ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid in our body?

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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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 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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How to reduce uric acid and lactate for my baby who have gsd1?

How to reduce uric acid and lactate for my baby who have gsd1?

Expert consultation: Glycogen storage disease type I requires expert guidance, more than we can offer here. Remember it's not about treating lab values, but keeping junior alive and safe. ...Read more

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Hello, my dad is of age 52 he has seen recently high tryglocide cholestrol levels of nearly 500 and high uric acid to. Can you guide how to reduce it?

Hello, my dad is of age 52 he has seen recently high tryglocide cholestrol levels of nearly 500 and high uric acid to. Can you guide how to reduce it?

Yes: He needs weight reduction if overweight, blood sugar control if diabetic, exercise if sedentary, avoid alcohol and encourage fruits and vegetables. If tg stay around 500, he needs medicine to lower his risk of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Is medicine for gout the same medicine used to help reduce your uric acid levels? I've had gout attacks before and feel that the onset of gout a lot quicker nowadays due to what a think is a high baseline level of uric acid in my system. Is this allevaite

It depends: Medications to reduce the uric acid level (allopurinol, febuxostat) are an important part of gout treatment to prevent future flares because uric acid is the cause of gout. However, they do not reduce the inflammation of active flares. To do that your doctor will prescribe an antiinflammatory such as colchicine, prednisone, or an nsaid. ...Read more

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How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

Need to treat!: Hyperuricemia will lead in time to urate deposits in your joints. Gout will follow! Also kidney stones and uric acid nephropathy will ultimately develop. You should be treated so none occur! ...Read more

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What's a good way for me to reduce my uric acid level?

Not possible: How high is it? Elevated uric acid cannot be significantly reduced by any diet other than minimizing alcohol intake. If you have no history of gout or stones then treatment is not needed as a rule. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to help reduce Uric Acid levels?

What are the best ways to help reduce Uric Acid levels?

Uric acid: The best way is with medications. Even on the most strict diet, the therapeutic level is difficult to achieve. I would happy to do a consult if you need one. ...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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How can I reduce uric acid level? Currently I have it in 7.1

Uric acid: Try limiting your diet by avoiding meat andrich foods like oysters, lobster, etc. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce the uric acid from serum?

It depends: Reasons to be treated for high uric acid include at least 2 flares of gout per year, or a history of uric acid kidney stones. If there is no gout or kidney stones, treatment for high uric acid is usually not necessary. If there is a reason to treat, Allopurinol is the drug of choice. Febuxostat is a newer, more expensive option if Allopurinol is not effective or there is an allergy. ...Read more

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Does Colchicine reduce uric acid level? If does not how I can reduce it naturaly??

Does Colchicine reduce uric acid level? If does not how I can reduce it naturaly??

Colchicine: Colchicine (C) reduces uric acid levels in patients who do not excrete a normal amount in their urine, under-excretrs. C increases the urinary output of uric acid (U), lowering U levels in those persons. If one is an over-producer or normal producer of U, C will be of no use. You can reduce U by staying well hydrated and by avoid eating organ meats, such as liver. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could juices with anti-oxidents help me reduce the uric acid?

Can you say if it could juices with anti-oxidents help me reduce the uric acid?

No: No matter what other doctors will tell you, studies have shown that no diet or supplements have a significant effect on uric acid levels. The only benefit from diet is to minimize alcohol intake. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.27 if I drink boiled parsley daily this will help to reduce the cretinine or not?

My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.27 if I drink boiled parsley daily this will help to reduce the cretinine or not?

High creatinine: You should see a nephrologist to find out why your creatinine (c) and uric acid (ua) levels are high. You will need a 24 hour collection of urine for a c clearance, protein and ua evaluation. This will give you an idea of your kidney function and how much ua is in your urine. You may also need a renal ultrasound to get an idea of the size and shape of your kidneys. Parsley will not help you here. ...Read more

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How can one reduce Uric acid...is there a medicine or any lifestyle change to keep it in range. If its high will it damage kidneys...thanks?

How can one reduce Uric acid...is there a medicine or any lifestyle change to keep it in range. If its high will it damage kidneys...thanks?

Yes and no: The are medications to reduce it depending on your evaluation. We often treat it when you have gout attacks which are due to high uric acid levels which percipitate in the joitns. High uric acid does also caus e kidney stones. There is some data to correlate with cardiovascular meidcal risks to elevate uric aicd but we often do not treat the elevated uric acid alone. These are issues to d ...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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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

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