hi and welcome . well raised uric acid levels have many causes from increased dietry fructose, and meat to under excretion by kidneys secondary to damage of kidneys by diabetes
. other causes are any malignancy, use od asprin, steroids
,diuretics and so on.
regarding your problem, cleveland clinic conducted a study and found that hypertension and raised uric acid (HYPERURECEMIA) have strong association. it damages the kidneys which in turn will make hypertension worse and hypertension in itself damages the kidneys. well if patient is symptomatic and any arthritis
, treatment is mandatory. treating asymptomatic hyperurecemia is a matter of debate. consult your physician regarding this .. hope it helps . take care