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How to Lower High Uric Acid in Kidney Disease

2013-12-10 11:17

Uric acid is a byproduct of purine and it is normally filtered by kidneys normally.When kidneys fail to function properly,high levels of uric acid will build up in blood. How to lower high uric acid in kidney disease?

High uric acid in kidney disease

Uric acid comes from the breakdown of purines.It normally dissolves in the blood,processes through the kidney,and leaves the body in the urine.However,when kidneys are impaired,they fail to eliminate uric acid from body, thus resulting in high uric acid.

If the uric acid levels in the blood become too high,it will cause hyperuricemia.Long-term hyperuricemia can cause crystals to form in body,leading to gout.Gout can make the patients feel very painful.

What’s worse,uric acid crystals deposited in the kidneys can become large stones.These stones may scar the kidneys with rough or sharp edges.In addition,the stones may form an obstruction that can prevent the kidneys from removing water and causing infection.These conditions will certainly impair kidneys further.

How to lower high uric acid in kidney disease?

A healthy lifestyle can help a lot to lower high uric acid in kidney disease.The patients should follow a healthy diet rich in vegetables and fruits,whole grain,and low fat dairy products. Limit alcohol, meat, and fish, especially shrimp and lobster. If the patients have to fluid retention, they are recommended to drink much water,which can reduce the risk for stone formation. Follow the medication regimen prescribed by your doctor.What should you manage your daily life? Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  for more suggestions.

As the underlying cause of high uric acid in kidney disease is kidney damage and reduced renal function,to lower high uric acid,the patients should have a treatment to restore the impaired kidney structure and reverse kidney damage. Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy plays the key role in this treatment part.

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