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Doctor insights on: Underexcretion Of Uric Acid

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Can hydroxycitric acid raise your uric acid levels?

Why?: It doesn't matter whether it will raise uric acid levels. What matters is that it won't do anything positive for you. Why are you taking it in the first place? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...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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Whats uric acid?

Whats uric acid?

Metabolis by-product: Uric acid is formed in the process of metabolism of proteins by the body. It can also form with high cellular turnover in persons undergoing chemotherapy or treatment for cancer. Uric acid can get to high levels and precipitate out in the body in joints, soft tissues and in the kidneys to give "gout". Medications, diet, hydration are the treatments. ...Read more

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How does hypertension reduces renal excretion of uric acid and leading to secondary gout?

Uric acid excretion: Hi bp itself does not reduce uric acid excretion, unless kidneys are damaged. Diuretic meds used to treat hibp will elevate uric acid.You should limit meats, poultry, shellfish, and heavy fish to less than 4 oz per day. Get protein from egg whites, soy, tofu, quinoa. Avoid alcohol and vCard high fructose corn syrup containing drinks. ...Read more

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What the remedy of uric acid?

What the remedy of uric acid?

Uric acid: Question not clear . Uric acid levels can be brought down by uric acid lowering drugs, eliminating food rich in uric acid such as red meat and avoiding alcohol. Uric acid can be high due to medical conditions, high production of uric acid related to various diseases and status of kidneys. Medications are chosen based on over all medical condition. ...Read more

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What is uric acid?

Protein Waste: Uric acid is a normal byproduct of proteins & other biological molecules. If there is too much uric acid in your body, it can accumulate crystals in your joints & cause a type of arthritis called "gout." your doctor can measure the uric acid in your blood or take a sample from your joints to determine if you have gout. Medications & dietary changes can help decrease your uric acid level. ...Read more

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What is uric acid?

What is uric acid?

Chemical in Ur Blood: Uric acid is a chemical produced in the human body and filtered out by kidneys via the urine. It is relatively harmless unless the blood level is high(>7mg/dl). In that case it can cause kidney damage. Also the uric acid tends to deposit into the Joints where it can cause a painful type of Arthritis called Gout. tell us why you asked this question?....that way we can be more helpful to you. ...Read more

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Can consumtion of amino acid cause kidney stone?

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Maybe: You can't (shouldn't) avoid Amino Acids which are the building blocks to protein. Regardless of whether you're a omnivore or vegan, you still need protein and thus need to consume amino acids. However, an excess of protein complicated by inadequate fluids can lead to gout & uric acid stones. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282 for more info. ...Read more

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Is acid reflux causes by excess acid or lack of acid ?

Is acid reflux causes by excess acid or lack of acid ?

Neither: Reflux is caused when the acidic stomach contents backwash up the swallowing tube. It is common & the equivalent of a super wet burp.It is aggravated by infants pattern of filling up and laying down, where gravity is not available to help keep the feeds down. If it produces symptoms, acid reducers are often used to make the backwash less irritating. ...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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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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Can renal failure cause increase in uric acid level?

Can renal failure cause increase in uric acid level?

Yes it can: Yes it can. As the kidney weakens, uric acid levels can increase and lead to gout attacks. ...Read more

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Does uric acid form from sweat?

Does uric acid form from sweat?

No: Uric acid is the end result of metabolism of purines. See this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003476.htm. ...Read more

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Can vitamin B6 helps to reduce uric acid level and kidney stones?

Can vitamin B6 helps to reduce uric acid level and kidney stones?

No: Most stones are caused by crystallization of calcium oxalate. The most common antidote is magnesium. Uric acid actually comes from the metabolism of sugar and vitamin b1, which works closely with magnesium would be more likely to help rather than b6. Avoidance of sugar may be a key factor. ...Read more

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