Gout has been known since the time of Hippocrates. The emergence of this disease is favored by changes that lead to disruption of the body's metabolism. When the disease is significantly increased levels of uric acid in the blood and extracellular fluids. The cause of this situation is the wrong food, but rather eating foods with high content of purines or insufficient work kidney removal of uric acid. Besides gout can occur as a secondary disease in diabetes and hypertension. Heredity plays an important role.At risk are middle-aged and elderly. In men, the disease can occur after forty years, and for women is a dangerous period of time after menopause.

Unfortunately, joint disease is now very common, and if you do not start early treatment of bone loss begins. The main treatment for gout is medication effects. Depending on the stage of the disease is carried out the following steps:
• Relief of pain symptoms;
• Selection of the most effective medical treatment;
• Appointment of a diet;
• If you need surgery;
• Prevention and lifestyle changes.
Acute attack prescribe painkillers. Used to treat gout anti-inflammatory drugs and medicines that help reduce the formation of uric acid and increase its excretion.

If you do not show enough attention to the disease, it becomes chronic. Begins changes in the affected joints, there tophus (pronounced growth on the affected area of ​​the body). This usually occurs on the feet in the area of ​​the thumb, at least on the elbows and hands. When running and sharply expressed forms can be assigned to surgery. It involves the removal of tophi and, if necessary, further use of plastic surgery. Operation is not complicated and often the patient is in the hospital not more than twenty-four hours. In the postoperative period is necessary to eliminate the physical load on the operated area. The recovery process of a joint can take from two months to one year.

Treatment in Germany carried out to the highest standards. Timely inspection specialist and precision diagnostics using fluoroscopy helps to minimize any possible fatal consequences of this disease.

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