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Gout and high blood uric acid levels (hyperuricaemia)
Written By: Dr Anand Malaviya
  Gout is an excruciatingly painful acute arthritis seen almost exclusively in men above 40 years of age; children and women in ...

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Sugary drinks might raise hypertension risk
Hypertension,March 2011
Drinking sugar-sweetened sodas and fruit drinks is associated with higher blood pressure levels in adults.
 
Obesity, high BP raise women's gout risk
Arthritis & Rheumatism, March 2010
Obesity, high blood pressure and alcohol consumption are among the major risk factors for gout in women.
 
Vitamin C helps reduce gout risk
The use of vitamin C supplements may help stave off gout in men.
 
Obesity increases risk of kidney stones
Overweight individuals are more likely to have more acidic urine, as measured by a lower urinary pH, along with an increased risk ...
 
Low-dose aspirin affects kidneys
Many people take a low dose of aspirin daily to help ward off heart trouble, but there could be a down side to it. Low-dose ...
 

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Why am I suffering from high blood pressure?
Answer By: Prof. OP Garg - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  I am a 35 years old male suffering from high uric acid (7.4) since a few years. I took Zyloric 300 for a month after which my ...
How can my father’s kidney problem be treated?
Answer By: Dr Sridhar Reddy Allam - Thursday, March 3, 2011
  My 78 years old father is hypertensive for the last few years. Two years back he underwent TURP and removal of a stone from the ...
What does my kidney function test suggest?
Answer By: Prof Dinesh Dhanwal - Saturday, February 12, 2011
  I am a 39 years old male suffering from diabetes for the last two years. Recently, my creatinine level has risen to 2.4 mg/dl. I ...
Should I get my kidney removed?
Answer By: Dr Sridhar Reddy Allam - Monday, November 29, 2010
  I am a 45 years old female who had multiple kidney stones, and got operated seven years back by lithotripsy. But the ...
What are the side effects of Febutaz?
Answer By: Dr Chandra M Gulhati - Wednesday, November 17, 2010
  I am a 45 years old male who is suffering from high uric acid. Is Febutaz 40 a safer medicine than Zyloric for high uric ...

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G - gout
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a disease causing inflammation of the smaller joints, especially the toes, as a result of excessive uric acid in the blood.
P - p - amino hippuric acid (PAH)
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
used in kidney tests to measure the plasma flow through the kidneys. ...
U - uric acid
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a crystalline acid forming a constituent of urine.

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High uric acid
Sent by: tamigato, Monday, May 4, 2009
 
I think you are eating too much meat, alchoholic drinks, deep-fried food, smoking and sweets right?
High uric acid
Sent by: Karan Thakur, Sunday, August 3, 2008
 
I had high uric acid level upto 6.9 four months back. I had pain in my finger joints on bending. It was more severe in the ...
diet
Sent by: ridhi, Saturday, June 21, 2008
 
myself Ridhi working as diet consultant with international chain of fitness yesterday i counselled one client with multiple ...
experience
Sent by: deonalli, Wednesday, September 5, 2007
 
Till 1995 Nov I was very healthy and hearty guy suddenly one night I lost my Brother at age of 42, this sudden death made me to ...

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