Endocrinologist Zukhra Pavlova: people with gout need to exclude red meat from the diet
Candidate of Medical Sciences, endocrinologist Zukhra Pavlova spoke about the hidden causes of gout in many Russians. In her Telegram channel, she explainedwhich foods worsen the well-being of people with this disease and what needs to be done to avoid health problems.
“Gout (deposition of salts) – if roughly, this is such an extremely painful symptom of an excess of uric acid in the body,” Pavlova notes. This acid is formed in the body itself, with the intake of organic compounds – purines, which are found in any food. However, there are foods that contain too much of them, so the doctor advises to exclude them from the diet of people with gout. Pavlova highlighted red meat, offal, legumes, chocolate, tea, coffee, alcoholic beverages and juices.
According to the doctor, not only those who eat the listed foods in excess can get sick with gout, but also people with coronary heart disease and those who constantly take diuretics. “I know these beautiful girls who take diuretics to see the numbers they want on the scale. Why do you need these imaginary achievements, because in reality you are not losing weight, but only undermining your health? – the doctor called to think.
With the threat of gout, according to the endocrinologist, you need to include fermented milk products, vegetables, except for sorrel and legumes, eggs, lean poultry meat, pasta and potatoes in the menu every day. For prevention, the expert advises to observe the drinking regimen, since uric acid is excreted through the kidneys and gastrointestinal tract. In addition, if gout is suspected, Pavlova recommends taking blood and urine tests and be sure to consult a specialist.
Before this doctor told Russians about the unexpected causes of leg cramps. According to her, painful muscle spasms can occur due to a lack of potassium and magnesium, as well as anxiety-depressive disorders.