Fibromyalgia Community
Have you had your Uric Acid Checked?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to fibromyalgia and related pain management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Have you had your Uric Acid Checked?

Uric Acid connected to symptoms of cardiovascular disease, spasticity and involuntary movements of muscles, cognitive retardation (fibro fog), arthritis, kidney stones, abdominal pain, hypertension and more. These symptoms sound familiar to anyone? Uric acid is connected to oxidative stress, which is caused by an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen and a biological system's ability to readily detoxify the reactive intermediates or easily repair the resulting damage. Disturbance in this normal redox state can cause toxic effects through the production of peroxides and free radicals that damage all components of cells, including protiens, lipids and DNA. Uric Acid is increased by diet of high fructose intake (corn syrup) and purines found in high amounts or animal food products. Check your diets, my husband drank alot of Mountain Dew and likes to hunt. He reports feeling much better after stopping pops, but still refuses to eat vegges and fruits.
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn

Excellent question. Per Dr. Paul Cheney.... CFS patients have a very low uric acid level, sometimes the result that many MS patients have.
Blank
662046_tn?1224954334
Do you have to specifically ask for a uric acid test?
I am showing MS like symptoms....Scary. I am doing research and am finding that it seems there are more than a few things wrong.
I had a urea nitrogen test, is that sufficient???
Blank
Avatar_f_tn

Hi ! The test you probably had was a BUN (blood urea nitrogen).

You do have to ask your physician to order a uric acid level test.

I hope this helps !
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Fibromyalgia Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Autoimmune Answerers
434278_tn?1324709825
Blank
karajo
Spearsville, LA
1530171_tn?1362547225
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC