Overconsumption of alcohol, a purine-rich diet, medications and hypothyroidism are common causes of high levels of uric acid in the body, according to the Mayo Clinic. Genetics, immune-suppressing drugs, obesity and psor... More »

Diuretic medications, excessive alcohol consumption and genetics are possible factors that lead to a high uric acid level in the blood, according to Mayo Clinic. The body develops high levels of uric acid, or hyperuricem... More »

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Taking diuretic medications, eating too much purine-rich food, obesity, excessive alcohol intake and renal failure are some of the causes of high uric acid levels in the body, according to Mayo Clinic. Heredity is also c... More »

Taking diuretic medications, eating too much purine-rich food, obesity, excessive alcohol intake and renal failure are some of the causes of high uric acid levels in the body, according to Mayo Clinic. Heredity is also c... More »

A low-purine diet helps to reduce high levels of uric acid, states WebMD. Foods that are low in purines include vegetables and tomatoes, butter, cheese, eggs, nuts, peanut butter, chocolate and fruits. Cereals and breads... More »

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Diuretic medications, excessive alcohol consumption and genetics are possible factors that lead to a high uric acid level in the blood, according to Mayo Clinic. The body develops high levels of uric acid, or hyperuricem... More »

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The gout diet touted by Mayo Clinic is designed to reduce levels of uric acid in the body, specifically in the treatment of gout, a condition where uric acid forms painful deposits within joints. This diet focuses on red... More »