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25 y/o healthy male with gout? What could cause gout in a 25 year old man with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Gout . Gout is caused by too much uric acid in the body. There are over producers(generate too much uric acid) and under excreters( those who do not effectively eliminate their uric acid into the urine). Cause of gout: genetics(if your parents have gout, then you have about a 20% chance of developing it) gender(men first develop gout at an earlier age than women) nutrition (alcoholism, obesity) other factors: african americans are more likely to have gout than other populations. Intake of alcoholic beverages, especially beer, increases the risk for gout. Red meats increases the risk for gout. Read more...
High uric acid. Gout is caused by high serum uric acid. You should see your doctor to have check up. It is not related to high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Read more...

Would you most likely have high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure as cause of coronary atherosclerosis?

Either. Both high blood pressure and high bad (ldl) cholesterol (or low good cholesterol hdl) are known risk factors in developing coronary atherosclerosis. Other risk factors include smoking, sedentary life style, obesity and very important, the genes you get from your parents. Read more...
Yes. High blood press and high cholesterol are two of the risk factors for development of coronary disease. Other risk factors include diabetes, cigarette smoking, and positive family history. Other factors may include lack of exercise, obesity, stress and type a personality. Some people with normal BP and cholesterol may develop heart disease. The more risks factors one has raise the odds. Read more...

Is high cholesterol and high blood pressure irreversible?

Could be controled. Hi blood-pressure and high cholesterol could be treated with lifestyle changes and medication. Sometimes the cause for high blood pressure could be identified and by treating the etiology blood-pressure will improve. Read more...

Can you have high blood pressure w/o having high cholesterol?

Yes. Both high blood pressure and high cholesterol are risk factors for cardiovascular disease, but they don't have to coexist. Read more...
Yes. High blood pressure can occur without high cholesterol. Physicians will check for cholesterol b/c often times it is high. Improving your lifestyle, losing weight, eating more fresh fruits/veggies, cutting the salt out, decreasing caffeine & alcohol can help your blood pressure. Read more...

What's a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

DASH diet. Best diet is dash: fruits: 4-5 servings/day vegetables: 4-5 servings/day whole grains or fiber: 6-8 servings/day dairy (low fat): 2-3 serving/day meat (lean): 2 servings/day lower dietary sodium intake low fat (<6% of daily calories) low cholesterol intake (<150 mg/day) low sodium intake (<2.4 grams/day) - http://goo.Gl/szdci. Read more...

Which is a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat . A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables , nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. Read more...