Gout and Uric Acid Specialist in Pune – Dr. Nilesh Patil
What is a Gout
Gout is a general and compact form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It’s characterized by immediate, critical attacks of pain, inflammation, redness, and tenderness in the joints, usually the joint at the base of the huge toe.
An attack of gout can happen quickly, usually waking you up in the middle of the night with the feeling that your big toe is on fire. The injured joint is hot, swollen and so painful that even the weight of the sheet on it may look painful.
- Serious joint pain
- Lingering trouble
- The injured joint or joints become swollen, tender, warm and red.
- As gout grows, you may not be able to move your joints usually.
Dr. Nilesh Patil provides the best treatment for Gout, He is a Got and Uric Acid specialist in Pune, having vast experience in this field
Causes of High Uric Acid Levels:
Uric acid is a waste product seen in blood. It’s produced when the body breaks down chemicals called purines. Most uric acid melts in the blood pass through the kidneys and leaves the body in urine. Meals and drinks large in purines also raise the level of uric acid. These include:
Seafood (primarily salmon, shrimp, lobster, and sardines)
Organ meats like liver
Food and drinks with high fructose corn syrup, and alcohol
What to do?
- Drinking lots of fluids help your kidneys flush out uric acid faster. Keep a water bottle with you always. take a few sips
- every hour
- Avoid alcohol,
- Lose weight,
- Balance insulin levels,
- Add more fiber to your diet,
- Reduce stress
if you want to know more about this disease talk with us or visit ARC clinic Dr. Nilesh Patil is the Gout and uric acid specialist in Pune