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Question about gout. Read B3 can cause gout?

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: June 16, 2021 11:55 PM

Anonymous 36 days

I am 43 male. I had gout (2-3 weeks ago). 2months consume BComplex, omega&habbatussauda, usually less urinate. does niacin can cause gout also ?

Dr Sri Viknarajan 36 days
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for contacting us.

We truly understand your concern regarding the gout disease that you are currently experiencing. We will try to help you.

For your information, Gout is caused by the build-up of uric acid in the blood. In addition, there are many factors that can influence the escalation of uric acid in our body such as

  • consuming foods high in purine
  • heavy alcohol consumption
  • family history
  • being overweight

According to research, unregulated levels of niacin can be associated with gout, liver damage and diabetes. Therefore, regarding healthy supplementation, it is always important that people refer to their doctors or dietitian to obtain the most suitable dietary according to their current health.

You are also encouraged to talk to our doctor online, so that we can help you further.

We hope you will be satisfied with our answer.

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Last Updated: Wed Jun 16 2021 23:55:05 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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