I am suffering from gout due to high level of uric acid deposition in my big toe which results in severe pain in toe and toe thumbs. I have been suffering since last 10 years from this, I have tried allopathy and homeopathy but they yielded no permanent result. Please suggest a remedy.
Most of the time, a high uric acid level occurs when your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid efficiently. Things that may cause this slow-down in the removal of uric acid include rich foods, being overweight, having diabetes, taking certain diuretics (sometimes called water pills) and drinking too much alcohol. Other less common causes are a diet high in purine-containing items or your body producing too much uric acid.
-Increase your intake of fibre-rich diet.
-Olive oil helps you avoid the production of excess uric acid.
-Regular intake of 500 mg of vitamin C will decrease your uric acid levels in a month or two.
-Avoid bakery products.
-Increase intake of antioxidant-rich foods like fruits and vegetables.
-Drink a minimum of 3 and 1/2 liters of water daily. Water is a medium that aids the kidney to 'strain' the impurities from your body.
-Limit meat, poultry and fish - animal proteins are high in purine and this will result in high uric acid levels in the body.
-Limit or avoid alcohol.
Take homoeopathic medicine - Colchicum 30/ 3 times a day daily for a month.
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