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How to understand Hyperuricemia?

Gout is a painful condition that affects millions every year. It is caused by an excessive amount of uric acid in your body. Hyperuricemia is a lesser-known condition. Hyperuricemia, which is asymptomatic (no obvious symptoms), is associated with a higher risk of developing painful gout within a few years. It is not gout. In rare cases, hyperuricemia can lead to gout. Although there are no obvious symptoms in hyperuricemia yet, the crystals of uric acid that can cause gout are…
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What is Hyperuricemia?

You are told by someone that your 40-year-old brother has gout. You respond by asking "What is gout?" Gout is a type of arthritis that results from a defect in the body's normal function in handling certain chemical substances. Uric acid is one example of a chemical substance that can be produced by the body's digestion process. This substance is easily eliminated by the kidneys. People with gout are more likely to experience slow elimination. This means that the amount…
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What is Hyperuricemia?

Gout and kidney disease are interrelated diseases. Both can be caused by hyperuricemia, or high blood uric acid. It is very rare that it is genetically transmitted. Most of the time, it is caused by changes in your diet over time. Consuming high-calorie and high-protein meaty foods for long periods can lead to uric acid buildup in the body. This eventually leads to hyperuricemia. To maintain a healthy blood pH, your kidneys will have to work harder. To flush out…
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How to treat Gout and Hyperuricemia with Ayurveda?

Gout is a condition where there is an excess of crystals of urine acid in the tissues. It can cause recurring attacks of arthritis, decreased kidney function, and kidney stones. Patients may develop hyperuricemia, an elevated level of blood uric acid. This is a condition that does not cause arthritis or other kidney problems. Gout is often referred to as painful or arthritic symptoms. Gout can be caused by obesity, excessive alcohol intake, high blood pressure, certain medications, and diseases…
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What are Causes of Hyperuricemia and Gout?

Gout is a type of arthritis that affects the joints. Usually (more than 90%), the first joint to get gouty inflammation is usually the big toe on the opposite side of the feet. Gout is caused by excessive accumulation of uric acids in the body. This is usually diagnosed by the elevated uric Acid level in the blood test. Gout attacks are not caused by acid in the bloodstream. It is the acid OUTSIDE of the bloodstream. Uric acid is…