Uric acid

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  • Uric Acid Rich Foods Essay

    the Uric Acid Rich Foods? – Uric acid is a chemical that is formed in the body when the body starts breaking down and this causes purine (purine) to grow. There are some food and drinks such as beer, mackerel, grind, beans, anchovies and dry beans. It is a special acid that travels through the kidneys in the blood and travels through kidneys and urine/urine and thus increases some conflicts. If a number of uric acid increases in the blood then the cause of hyperuricemia becomes. In one person, the quantity of uric acid should be between 2.4 to 6.0 milligrams, so that the body remains in balance, if the amount of uric acid in the individual is 3.4 to 7.0 milligrams, then it can be very dangerous for that person. Due to this, many…

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  • Gout Essay

    According to the Center for Disease Control, it is estimated that there are about 6 million Americans who are affected by Gout. Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis and can occur in the body when there is too much uric acid in the blood stream (Center for Disease Control, 2016). Uric acid can begin to form when high amounts of purines found in food begin to breakdown and form crystals of uric acid that start to build up in the connective tissues and joint space, this condition is also…

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  • Gout Research Paper

    then, synthesized by synthase and is now PRPP (or phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate). The PRPP is then, converted to the nucleotide IMP (or inosine monophosphate). The nucleotide IMP can then, be converted to both purines AMP (or adenosine monophosphate) and GMP (guanine monophosphate). Both purines AMP and GMP are further broken down by xanthine oxidase to make uric acid. However, individuals with hyperuricemia resulting in gout have an overproduction of purines. Therefore, if the purines are…

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  • Zurampic Case Study

    The development of Zurampic®(Lesinurad), a first selective uric acid resorption inhibitor to treat gout Summary: Gout is the most common inflammatory arthropathy in the western world, which is caused by the excess accumulation of uric acid in the blood instead of normally excreting by kidney. Millions of people suffer from this kind of arthritis with an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and swelling in a joint(usually a big toe). However, the current treatment for gout is far from…

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  • Write A Case Study Of The Big Toe By Anne Gout

    Annie, 40years old female has been admitted in Emergency department with chief complain of excruciating increasing pain in her big toe for the last two days. In addition to this, she also stated that she has not sleep for the last two days. On examination her toe appears red and swollen and warm to touch. Also, during palpation throbbing pulsation can be felt. According to Annie she cannot bear weight on her right foot. According to past medical history Anne has been diagnosed with gout. Her…

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  • Acute Gout Therapy

    Provide an overview of the role nutritional therapy can play in the prevention / management of gout Introduction: Gout is a type of inflammatory Arthritis and is the most common form. In most cases it is caused by an excess of uric acid in the blood. This surplus of uric acid is also known as hyperuricemia. Hyperuricemia can lead to a build up of fluid in the joints, which form small crystals both inside and around the joints (Schmerling, 2010). These crystals can cause intense pain,…

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  • Essay On Gout

    We now know that gout also can be caused by certain medications that raise uric acid levels, such as aspirin; diuretics, such as hydrochlorothiazide; and immunosuppressant drugs, such as cyclosporine (rheumatology.org ). Chronic gout can lead to crystal deposits (sodium orate) of uric acid (a normal byproduct of purines) in the tissues, particularly in and around the joints. Either the body starts to increase production of uric acid or, more often, the kidneys cannot remove the uric acid well…

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  • Acute Gout Case Studies

    Gout is a “disorder of metabolism that allows uric acid or urate to accumulated in the blood and tissues”(Rothschild, 2015, p. 3). It is more common in men than in women and has a higher incidence in 70 to 79 years of age. The gout syndrome is “ caused by alteration in purine metabolism, the end product which is uric acid. This results in hyperurecemia and in the deposition of urate crystals in various tissues (Woo & Wynne, 2011, p. 869). Hyperuricemia can occur due three mechanisms: 1.…

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  • Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome Research Paper

    purines. Purines are natural substances found in all of the body’s cells and also in most foods. Purines provide part of the chemical structure of our genes. When purines are not broken down correctly, then people tend to have a high level of uric acid. Lesch-Nyhan disease causes excessive amounts of uric acid to be released from the blood. Gouty arthritis…

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  • Lesch Nyhan Syndrome Research Paper

    Lesch- Nyhan Syndrome Kayla Lester Virginia Western Community College Abstract Lesch-Nyhan syndrome is a genetic disease that is inherited from an offspring’s mother. A patient is typically diagnosed between the ages of three to six months with Nyhan’s syndrome. Since this is such a rare disease there is only a one in three hundred and eighty thousand chance a person would be diagnosed with this disease. It is equally seen in all ethnic group but it is more likely for males than females due to…

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