Causes of gout

Causes of gout

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It is no secret that an increased amount of consumption of meat products and sausages especially different results in the development of gout. Yet, not everyone who is interested in meat diet, suffer from this disease.

Then what is the reason? Gout is primarily associated with hereditary predisposition. By increasing the content of uric acid in the blood plasma gout develops only in 10-15% of cases. At the same time clinical manifestations of gout, and can occur during normal levels of uric acid in the plasma. Despite its antiquity, this disease has not been studied until the end.

In this case a violation of purine metabolism, which leads to gout, is triggered by the excess intake of purine bases with food, and internal factors: low capacity of the kidneys and intestines in the removal of uric acid from the body, or increased levels of education in the process of metabolism.

Causes of gout

Gout is divided into two types:
1) primary gout is based on a genetic predisposition: congenitally increased production of purines in the body or there are violations of the withdrawal of their kidneys.
2) the secondary gout, these two types of disorders are acquired as a result of effects on the external factors that lead to metabolic disorders.

By the occurrence of gout may be implicated in other diseases, leading to excessive formation of uric acid (psoriasis, diabetes, hemolytic anemia and other diseases), or violate its normal elimination (kidney disease, acidosis).

The cause of gout is secondary side effects or abuse drugs, which interfere with the work of the renal tubules and reduce the amount of blood flow. This medicaments that are used to reduce the pressure and diuretics.

Causes of gout

One of the causes of this disease may be other effects of chemicals on the kidneys and on the body: lead poisoning (causes damage to the renal tubules), alcohol abuse, leads to the formation of blood organic acids.

There are also triggers. They create conditions for the development of the disease: Overeating, especially increased consumption of meat and foods rich in purine bases, such as coffee; overweight; excessive alcohol consumption; sedentary lifestyle. Also it contributes to the development of gout nervous exhaustion. Gout is often associated with other diseases that are associated with metabolic disorders: diabetes, kidney disease, obesity.

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