Accumulation of excess of uric acid in our joints, especially in ankle joint can cause severe pain. High levels of uric acid can lead to various chronic diseases related to heart, it can also cause kidney stone and kidney failure. It can result in high blood pressure.
What is Uric Acid?
The purines a chemical compound found in our food, breaks down and gets dissolved and creates uric acid. It is basically, produced as a byproduct of protein digestion through our food and gets excreted by the kidneys through urine.
In a case when our body is producing excess of uric acid which means excess of purines are getting dissolved in our blood or when our kidneys are not able to put way the excess of uric acid, severe joint pain issues might occur.
Purines are the foundational substance to form our DNA and RNA and it’s byproduct that is uric acid is dysfunctional for the body. When excess of uric acid cannot pass through our body as required, it gets accumulated around our joints, causing joint pain.
DNA or Deoxyribonucleic acid is a chain of nucleotides, which are responsible for carrying genetic instructions required for growth, development, and reproduction of all living organisms and a lot of viruses as well. [Insert DNA Picture]
RNA or Ribonucleic acid is a substance responsible for coding, decoding, expression and regulation of genes.
Your Food & Uric Acid
Our dietary intake and nutrition plays in a key role in determining the level of uric acid in our bodies. Excess of uric acid in our blood causes a condition called hyperuricemia.
Vegetables like cauliflower, mushrooms, spinach, asparagus, dried beans and legumes are rich in the purines. You should reduce these vegetables in your diet, to keep your uric acid in check. Two servings of these vegetables every week would help you balance your uric acid level.
Our lifestyle also is a factor involved in affecting the uric acid level in our body, it is essential to maintain a healthy body weight and lose weight, if need be.
Liquor consumption also affects the way in which our body excretes uric acid and therefore, high levels of alcohol consumption can lead to joint problems as well.
What causes the joint pain?
The excess of uric acid when gets failed to be excreted from our body, it gets deposited in our joints and soft tissues in the form of needle like crystals which causes swelling, inflammation, stiffness, pain and heat in the joints. The crystals like substance are mainly accumulated in our ankles, toes, hands and wrists causing joint pain.
Excess of uric acid can cause gout, which is a form of arthritis and it might occur in one joint at a time.
For all types of arthritis pain, including joint pain caused by uric acid build-up, take two capsules of Orthokey Gold Capsules everyday to keep moving all day long. These are ayurvedic herbal capsules providing a sustainable and long-lasting relief for arthritis sufferers and athletes in every part of the body.
Please note, that any ayurvedic dietary supplement or medicine is not an immediate remedy to symptoms, as ayurvedic principles say that the diseases should be put away from its roots. Henceforth, it is recommended that all ayurvedic medicines course is completed for a period of six months at least to show effective results.
Amrutam Ayurveda and excess of uric acid
The Sanskrit term for Gout in ayurveda is vatarakt, as the vata dosha is the key dosha affecting the blood or rakt dhatu. An imbalance of Vata dosha and rakt dhatu is caused by our increase intake of spicy, sour and salty foods. The damaged or impaired dosha in our body travels and gets accumulated in the smaller joints causing damage to tissues and bones of the joint which results in gout or vatarakt.
Excess of anger, waking up in the middle of the night, sleeping during daytime, excessive travelling, excess of physical exercise, excess of sexual activity and suppression of natural urges of our body can lead to gout or vatarakt or excess of uric acid.
Here are a few Amrutam home remedies for treatment of excess of uric acid:
- avoid excess of protein intake and salt
- avoid sour and fried food
- avoid consumption of alcohol and tobacco
- take a light diet, including steamed or boiled vegetables
- increase your consumption of fruits (excluding banana)
- Add garlic, ginger, cumin, fennel, coriander, cardamom and cinnamon to your recipes.
- Avoid dairy products, especially yoghurt (curd/dahi)
- Perform light and simple exercise regularly
- Massage the joints gently with Orthokey Pain Oil for 20-30 minutes
- Avoid damp and cold places and keep the body warm
- Drink eight to ten glasses of water every day to cleanse the excess of ama (toxins) from your body
- Swallow two-three fresh peeled garlic buds with water on an empty stomach in the morning
Amrutam Herbal Ayurvedic Natural Remedy/ Medicine for excess of uric acid/gout
- Orthokey Gold Malt: One-two tablespoons to be taken with milk or water, twice a day. For special results, one-two spoons with 100-200 ml warm water.
- Orthokey Gold Capsules: Take 1 capsule, twice a day with milk/water.
- Orthokey Pain Oil & Orthokey Powder
Orthokey Gold is a natural, herbal and ayurvedic medicine trusted by many as a key formula for orthopedic management.
The key ingredients of Orthokey Gold are Swarn Bhasm, Yogendra Ras and Vraht Vat Chintamani Ras which are very beneficial in ensuring bone health and along with other ingredients, Orthokey Gold works as the formula to provide relief from all sort of pain.
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