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Can atkins diet cause gout

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Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

My son has been on the XXXXXXX diet for about 2-3 months. As of today (3-26-14) he has developed diarrhea that has persisted for about 4 days. I don't know if there is any connection. He has not been out of the country. He... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

What is the cause of gout? I know it's caused by uric acid but what foods or medicines, etc are to be avoided? XXXX ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Rovena Murati MD

I was recently diagnosed with gout . I took HCTZ for four years and suspect that it is the cause of my gout. If this is the case, am I still at risk,for more gout attacks even if I quit taking... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

before i can do so also when getting up from the bed. what do you think is the cause i just read about ... View answer

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Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

I've heard the Atkins diet is unsafe, that the Ornish approach is healthier. I am a senior who wants to lose weight and eat healthier. P.ease advise. Thanks! ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

Hi, I have been on the atkins diet , low carbs and more protein and fat foods. it has been day 2. I ..., but what can cause the bloody diarrhea? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

Has anybody done the Atkins Diet and do you think it s bad for your heart? I tryed it once and did o.k on it but was concerned about health I did however felt great on it.I need to loose about 15 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( General & Family Physician)
Kathy Shattler MD

Recently, (3 weeks or so ago) I started the atkins diet. Although I have always been a water drinker I notice that after a few glasses of water in the morning my stomach hurts badly. I don t pee much ... View answer

Answered by : Kathy Shattler ( Dietitian & Nutritionist)
Dr.  Muhammad Hanif MD

and on for the past few months after being on the Atkins diet for 3 or 4 months. It s not constant but it s starting to affect my ability to function in the work place. I ve stopped the Atkins... View answer

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Dr. Soni Verma MD

Hi. I am 31 and I recently began the Atkins diet. I have never had any health issues. I was a size ... up I get extremely dizzy. I was wondering what the cause of that was. I read about the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soni Verma ( Psychologist)

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Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan MD

Hi there.... Thanks for writing in... The possible foods that cause gout are protein rich food..Again diet, genetic predisposition,and decreased renal excretion of urate could all be reasons for...

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

No . It does not cause gout

Dr. Polash Sannigrahi MD

Dear Naveen, Gout is a disorder caused due to accumulation of uric acid in the joints resulting in pain & restriction of movements. Can be managed by intake of NSAIDs, Allopurinol, Uricosuric medications &...