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    Gout Research Paper

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    Consult). Gout is a deposition disease of metabolic origin caused by supersaturation of monosodium urate, or hyperuricemia. Needle-like crystals are deposited into joints, connective tissue, and the kidneys. This deposition may lead to various clinical sequelae such as arthritis, tophi, and acute kidney injury (Bolognia). Gout can transition through many phases including asymptomatic, acute, and chronic disease (3). Environmental or genetic causes contribute…

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    "Necessity is the mother of invention", and so is the case of kidney failure diet. The diet has become very popular these days due to the increase in the number of chronic renal failure cases. This diet is designed specifically for the people suffering from kidney failure to help them diminish the progression of kidney disease. There are some very simple ways to maintain kidney failure diet restrictions, some of them are mentioned below. Kidney stone diet: What to eat, what not to eat? A…

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    The kidneys are considered to be very important body organs found in organisms such as humans and animals. These two bean shaped pairs of organs play a big role especially in the human body by extracting waste from blood, help balance body fluids, and most of all form urine. These organs are a major help to numerous of important functions throughout the body. In “Kidney stone mystery solved: Why some people are more prone to develop kidney stones” a recent article by Science Daily, explains a…

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    This essay will focus on a patient that presented to the emergency department with an acute onset of severe pain in the flank region, and then later was admitted for a procedure called “Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL)” ("Surgery for Kidney Stones," para. 4). The aim of this essay is to demonstrate how this client’s diagnosis was determined. I will also include the pathophysiology, client presentation, medical history, clinical examinations and findings, diagnostic tests that were performed, other…

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    needle-like structures in the distal extremities. These depositions cause arthritis, inflammation and pain (1).Uric acid is normally produced by the metabolic breakdown of purines and this product is then dissolved in the blood and passes through to the kidneys where it is…

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    arthritis which is an extremely painful disease. The disease is caused by the congenital disorder of the uric acid metabolism. Our body produces the uric acid but the body gets rid of the uric acid through the system. However, some problems in the kidneys or the accumulation of too much uric acid in the body cannot be flashed out of the body through the system and they start to form the uric acid crystals in the body. The crystals start to be deposited in the joints, tendons and the tissues of…

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    often ignored by those who have not suffered from this complicated disease that is quite unbearable. When uric acids build up in the blood gout appears. This build ups come from the breakdown of the waste processed by the kidneys and dissolved in the blood. When the kidneys are not able to get rid of the uric acid, it crystallizes and builds up waste products in the joints. This condition causes the gout attacks. The signs of gout are: heat, redness of the joints, tenderness and sudden pain.…

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    endocrine influences, and high levels of stone components that interact among other components in the urinary system. Factors that influence the formation of calculi include the presence of a nucleus for crystal formation, supersaturated urine, and deficiencies of inhibitors of calculi formation. There are four types of renal calculi, which include cystine stones, magnesium ammonium phosphate stones, uric acid stones, and the most common calcium stones in combination with oxalate and/or…

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    In addition, gout is indicated by excessively high levels of uric acid, which is referred to as hyperuricemia in an individual. The primary cause of hyperuricemia is underexcretion of the kidneys (Buttaro, Trybulski, Bailey, & Sandberg-Cook, 2013). Although not the sole indicator, hyperuricemia is a good indication of gout disease. However, not all individuals who have hyperuricemia will develop gout. In order to diagnose gout disease, the urate levels in the serum must be 7 mg/dL for men and 6…

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    PREVENT AND TREAT KIDNEY STONES AND BLADDER INFECTIONS WITH THESE NATURAL FOODS Bladder infections and kidney stone removal can be uncomfortable and painful, but did you know you could lower your chances of suffering from renal diseases by eating natural foods? A diet high in wholesome, healthy foods will discourage bad bacteria growth and kidney stone formation in your renal system. Cranberry Juice studies show that regularly drinking cranberry juice could reduce your risk of urinary tract…

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