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What Causes A High Uric Acid Whether It Can Be Cured
No you need treat!: Elevated uric acid can lead to "gouty nephropathy, " over years. Hyperuricemia is also an independent risk factor heart disease. Even without gout, i believe evidence is sound that uric acid levels should be lowered to 6 mg/dl. By the way gout itself is the result of chronic elevated ua. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can be controlled : A high uric acid (HUA) level in the majority of people is due to genetic factors; in a smaller % of people it is due to kidney or metabolic disorders. Regardless of the cause for HUA it can be successfully treated but not "cured". There are several very effective meds that can lower the HUA over a 3-9 month interval. Once uric acid < 6.0 then HUA effects (gout/ kidney stones) will not occur . ...Read more
2 Causes: Excess uric acid is either caused by under excretion (kidneys) or overproduction. The latter is often due to an enzyme deficiency, and made worse by a high purine (protein) diet. A low purine diet, good hydration and talking to your doctor about possibly taking Allopurinol should help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Might not be gout: Pain under both knees is unlikely gout. Usually gout is 1 joint. The affected joint is almost always red, hot, swollen and in fact frequently looks infected. The high uric acid may be unrelated, many people with high levels do not develop out. The only way to truly diagnose gout is to stick a needle in the joint, drain the fluid and look at it under a polarized light. Treatment depends on dx. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reduce carbs: The easiest way to reduce high cholesterol is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finding out: information on this. Uncooked corn-starch (UCCS) has been the mainstay of therapy for the hepatic glycogen storage diseases. Youd want to start formula with what a pediatric endocrinologist suggests is the best. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/112568 but the reports Ive seen say you also need supplemental glucose carefully formulated into the soy milk ...Read more
1260mg of Uric acid in urine, levels on blood 4.5 what could cause these high urine reading. Total volume was 2600ml urine.
Diet. Stop worrying.: The amount of uric acid that you put out daily is the result of how much DNA and RNA you metabolize. Unless you have considerable ongoing abnormal cell turnover (usually extra cell turnover in your marrow due to illness which will usually be obvious), this is mostly the result of your food preferences. A trip to the steak house can produce this lab result, and the health concern is zero. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should a 53 yom be concerned because of an enlarged gallbladder? What could cause an enlarged gallbladder? High uric acid levels gout and kidney stns
My uric acid test gave a result of 0.75 which I believe is high & my triglycerides were 2.9 with chol/hdl ratio at 4.6. Is it cause for concern ? Thks
Slightly high all.: Usually uric acid is measured in mg/dl. Normal values range between 3.5 and 7.2 mg/dl. If pt has hx of gout or elevated uric acid in the past 7.5. Mg/ dl is not too much. Sometime leves go up with diuretics. The ideal ratio for the body should be 3.5:1 or below. Normal triglycerides is <150 mg/dl http://ldlhdlcholesterollevels.Org/the-perfect-cholesterol-ratio-for-an-individual. ...Read more
What would cause low red and white count in the blood, w/high uric acid? No medication is taken. Had cancerous tumor removed & hysterectomy in 1999.
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