Uric AcidUric acid is often experienced by many people today. In fact, people are still quite young too often overridden disease. Actually, what is it? What are the symptoms, causes, and solutions? Food and what is taboo? Here we will discuss it.The definition of uric acid is a purine metabolic waste substances from the food we eat. It is also a byproduct of the breakdown of cells in the blood.Purine itself is a substance contained in any food that comes from living bodies. In other words, in the living body of the presence of these purines, and because we eat living things, then move to the purine substances in our body. A variety of vegetables and fruits are also purines. Purine also resulted from the destruction of body cells that occurs normally or because of certain diseases.

Normally, uric acid will be released in the body through the stool (feces) and urine, but because the kidneys are unable to remove uric acid levels have led to increases in the body. Another thing that can increase levels of uric acid is that we consume too many foods high in purines. Further excess uric acid will accumulate in the joints, causing pain or swelling.

Patients with gout after undergoing appropriate treatment can be treated so that the levels of uric acid in the body back to normal.But because the body there is the potential buildup of uric acid, it is recommended to control food intake so as to avoid food containing purines.

Brief conclusion of uric acid

Symptoms of Gout

Tingling and shooting pain
Pain, especially at night or early morning waking
Joints affected by gout visible swelling, redness, heat and incredible pain at night and morning.

Overcoming Uric Acid Solution

Take medication until the uric acid levels returned to normal.Normal levels are 2.4 to 6 for women and 3.0 to 7 for men.
Control of food intake.
Drink plenty of water. With lots of drinking water, we can help get rid of purines in the body.

Avoid foods (containing much purine)

Side dishes such as organ meats, liver, kidney, spleen, tripe, intestines, lungs and brain.
Seafood such as shrimp, clams, squid, crab.
Canned food like corned beef and sardines.
Meat, eggs, broth or gravy is thick.
Legumes such as soybeans (including processed products such as tempeh, tauco, oncom, soy milk), peanuts, green beans, bean sprouts, melinjo, chips.
Leaf vegetables such as spinach, kale, cassava leaves, asparagus, cauliflower, green beans.
Fruits such as durian, avocado, pineapple, coconut water.
Drinks and foods containing alcohol such as beer, whiskey, wine, tape, palm wine.