Know the Trigger Factors of Gout Rheumatism.

Gout is a chronic disease and cannot be cured completely, all we can do is control by avoiding the trigger factors.
There are so many factors that cause gout rheumatism attacks. In general there are four groups of causes of gout rheumatic attacks, they are: food and drink, dehydration, drugs and stress.

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Food and Drink.
Food is the main cause of rheumatic arthritis. Uncontrolled eating can cause obesity, obesity is a trigger factor for rheumatic gout. Set your diet to avoid obesity. If you have detected rheumatic gout, then avoid foods that contain lots of purine. Purines are ingredients that are naturally contained in some foods and are processed in the body into gout.
Foods that contain high levels of purine can increase uric acid levels in the blood.
Purines are commonly found in high protein foods, such as red meat (beef and mutton), beef liver, seafood (anchovy, shellfish, sardines), spinach and beans.
Especially if these foods are consumed simultaneously. It is better to limit consumption of all types of meat. Processed carbohydrates such as white bread or noodles made from flour do have a low purine content. But this type of food can result in weight gain. So the best step is to eat healthy carbohydrates with high fiber, such as potatoes and vegetables.
Alcoholic beverages such as beer, vodka except wine can trigger high levels of gout and rheumatism. In addition, this type of drink can also trigger dehydration. Drinks with high sugar levels are generally fructose sugar, for example soft drinks should be avoided.

Dehydration.
Dehydration occurs when the body experiences a lack of fluid. When the body is dehydrated, the ability of the kidneys to get rid of excess uric acid is reduced and this is at risk of getting gout attacks. Drink enough to avoid rheumatoid arthritis.

Drugs.
Some drugs such as hypertension drugs and medication for heart failure can trigger high levels of uric acid. Examples of types of drugs that can trigger gout rheumatic attacks are beta-blockers, diuretics, aspirin and cyclosporine. If you have detected high uric acid, it is important to inform before the doctor prescribes the medication.

Stress.
Stress caused of illness or medical procedures such as surgery can cause increased levels of uric acid and trigger rheumatism. Regular exercise can reduce stress. Gathering with friends or interacting with many people can also reduce stress.

The trigger for gout attacks can be different for each person. Likewise, how to reduce uric acid levels for each person is different too. There are some people who only reduce one type of food can reduce uric acid levels. But there are also those who need to do more. Therefore it is very important to recognize the specific trigger factors for gout rheumatism so that life becomes healthier and more comfortable.

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