1.Uric acid is a natural waste product from the digestion of foods that contain purines.
2.Purines are found in high levels in some foods like certain meats, sardines, dried beans, and beer, etc.
3.Continuous accumulation of uric acid forming sharp, needle-like urate crystals in a joint or especially in your toes and fingers will lead to several symptoms.
4.Build up of uric acid in the body lead to a different type of arthritis known as gout.
5.Gout is a common type of arthritis that causes intense pain, swelling, redness, stiffness in joints and it mainly affects the joint especially toes and fingers joints.
6.It is more common in men and in women this condition occurs after menopause.
7.Normal Uric acid levels are 2.4-6.0 mg/dL (female) and 3.4-7.0 mg/dL (male).
FACTORS INCREASED URIC ACID LEVELS IN THE BLOOD
1.High purine diet
4.Stress and anxiety
8.Obesity or being overweight
12.Some types of cancers or chemotherapy
13.Medicines like diuretics, pyrazinamide and aspirin
WHAT IS GOUT?
Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect any joints especially small joints. it is caused by the excessive accumulation of uric acid in the body. It is a different form of arthritis, other than osteoarthritis and rheumatoid. Gout attack is painful and is caused by excessive build-up of uric acid in the body.
AYURVEDA AND GOUT
1.In Ayurveda, gout is known as vatarakt, and the aggravated dosha is vata which further affects Rakta dhatu.
2.Imbalances of dosha are aggravated by increased consumption of alkaline, heavy, spicy, sour food, excessive anger, and traveling, sexual activities.
3.Imbalanced dosha travels through the channels and get deposited in the joints and causes damage to the tissues.
INCREDIBLE HERBS FOR LOWERING URIC ACID
1.ASHWANGDHA (Withania somnifera)
2.TURMERIC (Curcuma longa)
3.GINGER (Zingiber officinale
4.GUDUCHI (Tinospora cordifolia)
5.CORIANDER (Coriandrum sativum)
CAC’s HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR URIC ACID MANAGEMENT-
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre has made a specialized kit to cure uric acid permanently with herbal preparations. CAC “Gout Care Kit’’ has all the ayurvedic medicines free from side effects. It will surely manage the condition and also provide strength to the body. The kit has a total of 5 products named as uric care tablet, pain o kill oil, pain o kill tablet, easy clean and nerve up table etc.
CAC SPECIAL GOUT CARE KIT
All Products Description in Detail:
Pain o kill oil is ayurvedic and purely herbal formulation. It helps to relax your muscles and muscles cramps thus relieving pain. It balances all the three doshas of your body thus maintaining
proper blood circulation. It provides soothing effect to the affected area of pain. It contains various herbs like Jivanti, Musta, Usher, Bilwa, Shatavri and Kantakari. All these herbs are natural pain relievers.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily before meal.
2.EASY CLEAN TABLET:
Easy clean tablet keeps the stomach clean and removes constipation. Ayurveda states that if the stomach is not clean, then in a way, it is responsible for many diseases. So according to that, stomach cleansing is a medicine that prevents a lot of diseases. With the use of easy clean, we also get relief from gas problems. If someone has problems with gas, then the head is usually heavier than that. So the use of stomach protection gives relief from gas problem.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
3.NERVE UP TABLET:
These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata and kapha dosha. It acts as a nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. It is very beneficial to relieve the swelling, tenderness, inflammation of the joints. This also helps in the treatment of joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, sciatica, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
As the name suggests these tablets will kill the pain naturally. The herbs present in the formation of these tablets are Ashwagandha, Hadjod, Punarnava, Nirgundi, Methi, Garlic, etc. These herbs in combination show antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator properties. The regular use of these tablets reduces body pain and acts on its root cause.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
5.URIC CARE TABLETS:
Uric care tablets reduce Kapha doshas impacting high URIC ACID levels of the body and acts as a potent diuretic. It helps reduce the pain while passing urine and clear the obstruction of urine. It is also used to treat cough, oedema, asthma and various kidney problems. It contains ingredients like gokhru, imali kshar, yavakshar, kalmi shora, nausadar, swarna gairik etc. This formulation possesses hypotensive, antimicrobial, aphrodisiac and diuretic properties.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
HOME REMEDIES FOR LOWERING URIC ACID –
There are Some Home Remedies for Controlling High Levels of Uric Acid, including-
1.Stress, poor sleeping habits, and too little exercise can increase uric acid level in blood.
2.Practice breathing exercises and yoga to help you cope with your stress levels.
ADD MORE FIBER-
1.Add more fiber to your diet will help you get rid of uric acid.
2.Oats, bananas and grains like jowar and bajra are good sources of soluble fibre.
3.Avoid excessive intake of sugar.
4.Avoid spicy and oily food items.
5.Avoid intake of alcohol or caffeine after lunch time.
6.Stay hydrated i.e. drink at least 3 to 4 liters of water per day.
7.Drinking lots of fluid improves kidney function and flush out uric acid faster.
8.Lose extra weight; it can raise your uric acid levels.
9.Limit or avoid purine-rich foods such as meat, seafood, and vegetables.
10.You should take lime water at least twice a day to flush out the excess uric acid.
11.Fruits rich in Vitamin C like amla, guava and oranges are highly useful in high uric acid.
12.Consume antioxidant rich fruits and vegetables help in balancing the acid levels in your body.
DIET FOR HIGH URIC ACID
A healthy diet for lowering uric acid level is for balancing vata and rakta dosha.
FOOD TO BE CONSUMED-
8.Milk (cow or buffalo)
FOOD TO BE AVOIDED- Avoid your intake of foods such as:
1.Black gram (urad daal)
6.Fish and shellfish