Gout has become a common and frequently occurring disease in the elderly. Gout is a result of purine metabolism and / or uric acid excretion
Gout has become a common and frequently occurring disease in the elderly. Gout is a result of purine metabolism and / or uric acid excretion disorder disease causing increased blood uric acid, mainly caused by joint inflammation, recurrent seizures can cause kidney damage, can lead to long-term occurrence and development of cardiovascular disease. Causes of genetic defects, obesity, high fat high protein diet, certain diseases and drugs, etc.. Gout is preventable and curable, prevention is more important.
1 control calorie intake and exercise to prevent obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.
2 limit the high purine diet such as sardines, animal offal, eat more fruits and vegetables and other basic food, drink more water.
3 avoid overeating, alcoholism, infection, trauma, fatigue, cold and other incentives.
4 for the treatment of chronic diseases caused by uric acid nephropathy, leukemia, multiple myeloma, avoid the use of Dihydrochlorothiazide to inhibit the excretion of uric acid drugs.
5 drug treatment of hyperuricemia, regular review of serum uric acid, maintain its normal level.