Uric acid is high, do you want to take medicine?

Rheumatologists or endocrinologists often meet patients who come to consult with physical examination reports in outpatient clinics, and a large part of this is due to the increase of uric acid in blood biochemical indexes. Some patients may ask: Doctor, my uric acid is high, is it gout? Do you want to take medicine? Some people will ask: Doctor, my uric acid has always been high, but I have never had arthralgia. Do you want to treat it? Then, this article will introduce to you the relationship between hyperuricemia and gout, and whether hyperuricemia should be treated or not. Is what hyperuricemia? Excessive production of uric acid in the body or decreased uric acid excretion function in the kidney may Read More …

Past and Present Life of Rheumatism

In life, everyone has heard of [rheumatism] more or less. However, rheumatism is not an independent disease, it contains hundreds of specific diseases. Their pathogenesis and clinical manifestations are also different. Therefore, many people think that [rheumatism] is what is commonly referred to as old cold legs and simple lumbago and leg pain. In fact, it is not. It includes teratogenic, disabling and fatal diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis and rheumatoid arthritis. [Rheumatism] The Origin of the Name In the ancient Greek medical system, there is a word called [Rheuma], which is described as [body fluids that are harmful to the body], flowing through all parts of the body, causing systemic diseases. This is the origin of the Read More …

Are you still buying drugs that can cure gout?

Now as soon as the TV is turned on, there are various provincial and local TV stations putting some advertisements about [health care products] and even [drugs]. Turn on the computer and search for the name of a disease. All kinds of [magic drugs] are also everywhere. Among them, the treatment of various rheumatic diseases accounts for half of the country. [Medicated Liquor] [Plaster] or [XXX Ling] can treat a wide range of diseases, basically covering various joint diseases in rheumatology, including drugs for gout. The advertisement claims that the therapeutic effect is extremely good, and there are no side effects, diseases are cured, and diseases are not strengthened. The advertisement makes me want to buy some and try it. Read More …

Exercise to achieve these eight points, gout attacks less

I believe many friends know that after getting gout, improving lifestyle can control gout attacks. The change of lifestyle includes two parts, one is to pay attention to diet, but to exercise properly. There is no doubt that exercise is beneficial to gout patients. Exercise can lose weight, keep the body healthy and reduce uric acid levels. Studies have shown that people who run more than 4km a day are significantly less likely to develop gout. However, gout patients still need to pay attention to the form, intensity, time and other issues when exercising. If the exercise is not proper, it will not bring benefits, but may also cause gout attacks and aggravate the disease. Therefore, I hope my friends Read More …

In addition to taking medicine, these six points are also important to prevent gout attacks.

I believe everyone knows that the ultimate goal of gout control is to control uric acid level and avoid gouty arthritis, gout nodules and kidney damage. Gouty arthritis is also what we call gout attack and joint pain, which is the most easily felt harm of gout and is also the power source that urges many friends to seriously control uric acid. To prevent gout attacks, drug therapy is indispensable, and besides drug therapy, it is also very important to pay attention to some details of life. I. Non-smoking Alcohol Alcohol abstinence is easy for everyone to understand and accept, because cocktail parties reduce uric acid excretion, especially beer. Although smoking is not directly related to gout, smoking is a Read More …

How to do gout attack? In addition to taking medicine, these 6 tricks are necessary.

There is a saying that describes toothache like this-toothache is not a disease, it kills people. Gout is more severe than toothache. When it does not attack, it is mostly [uric acid is high]. Once it hurts, it is more deadly. When gout attacks, colchicine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or glucocorticoids can all have obvious effects. Of course, in addition to drugs, the following six methods can also relieve the pain during the attack. Local cold compress When gout attacks, ice bags or ice mineral water can be used to cold compress the painful joints for 20-30 minutes. Cold compress can relieve local inflammation and pain. Note that don’t apply hot compress or soak your feet with hot water. Rising temperature Read More …

Remember this phrase, it is no longer difficult to reduce uric acid and control gout!

Many people call high uric acid and gout [rich and noble diseases]. However, the fact is the same. The living habits of [going out with a car and eating with meat] have created a variety of metabolic diseases such as gout, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. Whether uric acid is high but does not meet the medication standard, or gout patients who are taking medication, life and diet adjustment are the primary prerequisites for controlling uric acid. In order for patients to better remember the key points of lifestyle adjustment, Dr. Clove arranged this phrase: Shut up, keep your legs open, lose weight and drink more water. Shut up-high purine and high fructose foods should be limited. 1. Eat less high purine Read More …

Will gout affect sexual function? How to prepare for pregnancy?

With the improvement of living standards, people suffering from gout are getting younger and younger. Gout, which was originally only suffered by [uncles] [grandfathers], has also become very common among [young men]. Young gout patients often face the problem of starting a family and starting a career. Compared with [how to better control gout], young patients may be more concerned about [whether gout or anti-gout drugs will affect sexual function and fertility]. First of all, it should be explained that although there are more and more researches on gout, there are very few researches on the effects of gout and anti-gout drugs on fertility, and the gout management guidelines seldom mention this part of the content. Therefore, this article is Read More …

About one in ten people is ill, [high uric acid] you must not ignore it.

On April 20, I would like to emphasize an important number: 420, which is the diagnostic standard for hyperuricemia (HUA). High uric acid, the fourth highest after the three highs [Hyperuricemia], the name sounds a little strange, but the number of patients in our country has even exceeded diabetes, reaching 120 million. The prevalence rate is more than ten times that of 20 years ago, and the epidemic speed is so fast that it makes people suck their tongues. After hyperglycemia, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, [the fourth highest] high uric acid has become one of the most common diseases endangering people’s health, and it is no longer the patent of the middle-aged and the elderly. The trend of younger diseases is Read More …

High uric acid, gout should not eat sour food? Vinegar, lemon, yogurt?

I believe every friend with high uric acid and gout is full of all kinds of [acid and alkali matters]: Gout can reduce uric acid. Uric acid is high, be careful of gout; Attention should be paid to alkalized urine… It seems that [acid] is extremely vicious and [alkali] is good. When faced with sour foods such as vinegar, lemon and yogurt, many friends may struggle. Is it not good to eat sour foods? Don’t be fooled by all kinds of [alkaline products] There has been a saying among the people that [alkaline constitution is good, acidic constitution is easy to get sick]. In fact, such a saying has no scientific basis and can even be said to be nonsense Read More …