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What’s new with hyperuricemia? People say excess uric acid isn’t dangerous. Why wait until it destroys your joints? Get the latest news on hyperuricemia.
Hyperuricemia is the medical term for excess uric acid. When you understand hyperuricemia, you understand your gout better. Also, you are better placed to discuss gout with your doctor and other medical professionals.
This blog shows my updates and news about the hyperuricemia guidelines. For more information, please see the hyperuricemia guidelines.
Hyperuricemia – Excess Uric Acid
Hyperuricemia means elevated uric acid. Everyone knows that excess uric acid causes gout. But is it that simple?No, there are many issues. Where does uric acid come from? You can’t buy it. Your body produces it by breaking down proteins. If you have too much, you’ve got hyperuricemia. I’ve covered 4 main reasons for excess uric acid below. How much is too much? No fixed level is right or wrong. 3-7 mg/dl is average. Some people have higher levels and no gout. If you have gout, you need to keep […]