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Is Coffee Helpful for Gout With Kidney Failure

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2013-06-14 09:59

Is Coffee Helpful for Gout With Kidney FailureCoffee not only makes you cheer up, when you are sleepy, but also makes changes in your health condition. Is coffee helpful for gout with Kidney Failure? It is hard to find a “yes” or “no” answer. Please read on and find more details.

Is coffee helpful for gout with kidney failure?

Coffee is suggested for patient with only gout for it helps lower the uric acid levels in blood while this drink is believed as a bad choice for Kidney Failure patients for it increases inflammation and blood pressure. Thereby, for this question, we even are unable to give you a rough answer, for we have no understanding about your individual medical condition. If you want to get a personal answer about whether you can drink coffee and how many cups you can take each day, you can email your basic medical information to kidneyabc@hotmail.com. It is better, if you can offer your name, age, gender and disease family history.

Coffee and Gout

Gout is an autoimmune disorder which causes inflammations in the joints of your legs, feet, hands and arms etc. In normal conditions, the body break down purines and produces uric acids in blood and kidneys will remove the excessive uric acids via urination.

However, in patients with Kidney Failure, the failed kidney cannot function enough, which results in the uric acid building up in blood. When the excessive uric acids deposits in the joints, it will produce urate crystals here, causing joint pain.

Coffee was reported help lower the uric acid levels in blood, which is suggested to patients with gout. However, if you happen to be a person with kidney failure, it is not a easy-answered question that whether coffee is a good choice.

Coffee and Kidney Failure

Coffee contains a substance known as caffeine, which can stimulate the blood flow. As a result, it will increase the blood pressure and increase the burden to your damaged kidneys. Caffeine consumption has also been linked to kidney stone formation by increasing calcium excretion in urine.

All in all, if you happen to be a person suffering from both gout and kidney failure, you should consult your doctor firstly before you choose coffee. Good news is that certain drinks and herbal tea can be an alternative options for gouty kidney failure patients. If you have a interest, you can leave a message below or email to kidneyabc@hotmail.com

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