These symptoms are signs of increasing uric acid in the body.
Due to wrong eating habits, people are suffering from many types of diseases. In the last few years, the scope of lifestyle diseases like high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes has been increasing. Amidst all this, another disease is growing rapidly. This disease is of high uric acid. Uric acid also increases in the body due to wrong eating habits. In the beginning it seems like a mild problem, but if uric acid increases too much then it leads to kidney infection and gout. In such a situation, it is important for you to know in which parts of the body there is pain due to increase in uric acid.
Usually, pain starts after increase in uric acid in the joints. Although in most of the cases people consider it to be a problem of arthritis, but it is not necessary. Therefore, it is important for you to pay attention to which parts of the body cause pain when uric acid increases.
Where does the pain occur?
Dr. Deepak Kumar Suman at Safdarjung Hospital tells that due to high uric acid, it occurs in the joints of knees, feet, joints of fingers and toes. If you get yourself tested for arthritis due to this pain and there is no problem, then you should get your uric acid tested again. This kind of pain should never be ignored. This is because the problem of uric acid can damage your kidneys. Besides, it can also cause gout disease. In such a situation, do not ignore it nor treat it by taking any medicine yourself. Only consult doctors in this matter.
How much uric acid should there be?
The normal range of uric acid in men should be between 3.4 to 7.2 mg/dL. Whereas, in women it should be between 2.4 to 6.0 mg/dL. If it is more than this, then understand that the level of uric acid in the body has increased. If you want that uric acid does not increase in the body, then do not eat things that increase purine. Try to include good amount of protein and vitamins in your diet.