Increased Uric Acid

An increase in the levels of uric acid is known as hyperuricemia. Uric acid is a waste product produced by the digested foods containing purines. The accumulation of excess uric acid results in gout, an increased accumulation of urate crystals in the body is seen. The urine and blood become more acidic. Hypothyroidism, kidney diseases, and diabetes are some diseases that cause high uric acid levels in the body.

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Why am I having high uric acid?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old cholesterol patient. I have suffered this problem for the last five years. Now, I checked up my uric acid report. My uric acid report is between 1 to 7 range and sometimes 8.99. I have muscle pain in the hand and legs. I feel sometimes my cholesterol medicine can in...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A person having high cholesterol levels usually have metabolic syndrome, where they also have a high risk of developing high uric acid, diabetes, and fatty liver disease. The main line of treatment for all the above problems is to have a healthy lifestyle and medici...  Read Full »

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