As people’s lifestyles continue to change, the word gout is constantly jumping into our sights. According to the “2019 Chinese Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout” , Gout has begun to show a younger trend, and has become the second largest metabolic disease after diabetes.
Because after the gout attack, the pain is extremely strong, so I have Known as “the first pain in life”, how painful can gout really be? Someone once described it like this:
“Like a tiger is constantly biting your joints, the devil is constantly biting your feet”.
Patients also gave a more vivid description:
How is gout formed?
The occurrence of gout is directly related to hyperuricemia caused by decreased uric acid excretion or purine metabolism disorder!
Generally speaking, uric acid is excreted through the kidneys, but if the human body takes in too much purine or the excretion of uric acid is not smooth , it is easy to lead to the accumulation of uric acid in the blood, which induces hyperuricemia.
At this time, the uric acid in the blood will also precipitate in the form of crystals and gather in places with relatively low body temperature, such as the joint cavity of the limbs of the human body , will slowly form uric acid crystals, which is often referred to as “tophi”.
The reason why gout hurts so much after an attack is precisely Because when uric acid is crystallized, in addition to the physical tingling sensation, the body will also have a severe inflammatory response in order to fight against the pro-inflammatory cytokines during the crystallization.
And these are only the initial acute attack period. If you still don’t change your daily routine after getting sick, it will lead to recurrent attacks of gout. In the chronic attack stage, it may also cause serious consequences such as gouty arthritis, nephritis, kidney stones, and renal failure.
“Eat” gout, shut up really useful?
When it comes to gout, the first thing everyone thinks of is eating it, so after many people are diagnosed with gout, the first One thing is taboo, but in fact, eating is only one of the causes of gout.
As we mentioned above, uric acid is the final product of purine metabolism, and this source is not only decomposed from the intake of purine foods, but also comes from the body’s own metabolism, so in addition to long-term intake of high-purine foods, the level of uric acid in the blood increases , In addition to inducing gout, the increase in uric acid is also related to the body’s own metabolism.
A research report in 2008 pointed out that gout caused by eating habits only accounts for 12% of the causes of gout, and the other 60% is related to genes related.
So gout is not all caused by “eating”. This is why some patients have obviously paid attention to their diet, but they still get gout , repeated attacks, so it is obviously unrealistic to prevent and treat gout simply by controlling it, and it still needs to be combined with drugs.
3 preventive measures to help you control the acute attack of gout
When gout For acute attacks, the more effective solution is drug control. At present, there are three main first-line drugs used clinically for acute attacks of gout:
According to China’s “Gout Diagnosis and Treatment Standards”, colchicine can be used as a preventive treatment for gout Drugs for acute attacks are generally recommended for initial During the 3-6 months of uric acid-lowering treatment, a small dose of 0.5 mg colchicine was taken orally, 1-2 times a day.
2. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
If colchicine is ineffective or contraindicated, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be used for prophylaxis.
3. Glucocorticoid< /strong>
If the above two drugs are not effective or contraindicated, a small dose of glucocorticoids can also be used for preventive treatment, but in Pay attention to the side effects of long-term application when using it.
In summary, although these three drugs can control the acute attack of gout to a certain extent, the side effects are also a problem for many patients. Therefore, a food that can reduce uric acid and dissolve gout crystals was born.
The product ingredients of sunflower peptide Qingfeng are refined from traditional Chinese herbal medicines such as sunflower plate, eucommia, and barley through modern biotechnology and fusion of small molecule peptides , can directly and quickly enter the blood, reduce the uric acid value in the blood to a minimum value, and can also dissolve a part of the urate crystals deposited in the joints and return them to the blood to restore the acid-base balance, thereby achieving The purpose of dissolving crystals and restoring metabolic functions.
In addition, this product belongs to the same source of medicine and food, and has passed the It has been certified by the State Food and Drug Administration, so it is safe to take it for a long time, without worrying about side effects, and patients can take it with confidence.
In daily life, doing 4 things well can also help prevent gout
1. Diet adjustment
Excessive drinking, high purine diet, excessive exercise, excessive fatigue , joint trauma, etc. are currently known high-risk factors that are likely to induce gout, so we must try to avoid them in daily life and adjust them in time.
< span>2. Pay attention to drinking water
Drinking plenty of water every day will help excrete uric acid. It is recommended to keep drinking water above 2000ml as much as possible. Too little water is not conducive to the excretion of uric acid, but also prone to kidney damage.
3. Anaerobic exercise
You can exercise moderately according to your physical condition, such as ball games, swimming, walking, etc. But pay attention to exercise Intensity, not too intense.
In short, if you want to get rid of gout, you should not only keep your mouth shut, but also open your legs. You should also pay attention to controlling your emotions. Avoid the use of drugs that can increase uric acid, so as not to cause fluctuations in uric acid, which is not conducive to the recovery of the disease.
(The contents of this issue have been reviewed by professional doctors)
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 Zhang Xin. Gout is not necessarily caused by eating [J]. Family Science·New Health, 2020(2):11.
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