Primary Gout causes
Primary Gout

Causes could include:

  • Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height. It can lead to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
  • Learn how to keep your kidneys healthy and prevent kidney disease. Find information on kidney disease, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Lead poisoning occurs when lead builds up in the body. It is serious and sometimes fatal. Lead can be found in paint, art supplies, and other items. Poisoning may cause severe abdominal pain, seizures, and more.
  • In hyperparathyroidism, the parathyroid glands make too much of their hormone. It affects a number of body systems and can cause skin changes, including brittle nails and itching.
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
  • For many people, having a drink a few times per week can be a way to unwind with friends. However, drinking to excess or being unable to control the amount of alcohol you consume could lead to serious health consequences or problems at work, schoo...
  • Alcohol addiction can manifest in many ways. The severity, frequency of use, or type of alcohol consumed can vary significantly from one person to the next.
  • Drinking too much alcohol, or being unable to control consumption, can indicate alcohol abuse or alcoholism. Too much alcohol in the blood or having withdrawal can lead to serious mental and physical symptoms.
  • Learn about alcoholism symptoms, treatment, prevention, and more.
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