AOR Urica Gout, also referred to as metabolic arthritis or acute inflammatory monoarthritis, is caused by an abnormal build-up of uric acid in the blood - uric acid being a metabolic by-product of purine metabolism. Purines are natural substances found in many foods, and particularly in high protein foods like organ meats and fish like mackerel and sardines.
Excessive blood levels of uric acid then lead to acute inflammation of the joints. 'Classic Gout' which usually targets the joints of the big toe and other joints within the legs and feet and can affect people of all ages. However, another type of gout - called 'Atypical Gout' - can affect any joint in either the arms or legs and is observed predominantly in the elderly.
Both types of gout are characterized by excruciating pain and swelling. In many typical cases of gout, patients are overweight, predisposed to Type II diabetes and hypertension, and are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Gout is disproportionately found in societies whose diets include large amounts of protein, fat and alcohol. Since a fundamental facet of gout is the metabolism of protein, the areas of kidney, bladder and urinary tract health are primary targets for treatment.
Elevated uric acid levels
Urica is designed to reduce uric acid levels in the body, thereby reducing the frequency and severity of gout attacks. This formula may also benefit those with high uric acid levels or compromised kidney function.
Urica combines a high dose of morin-rich mulberry extract with supportive doses of resveratrol and grape seed extract.
Morin acts on the kidneys to promote the excretion of uric acid from the body, and also helps to reduce its production by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase, which converts certain compounds into uric acid.
Polyphenols from resveratrol and grape seed extract also act on the kidneys and reduce xanthine oxidase activity.
AOR’s unique formula for healthy uric acid metabolism combines ingredients with a history of traditional use, that are also backed by modern research.
Some supplements are suitable for both men and women of all ages as well as children. But other supplements are specifically targeted to the aging woman or man. Another supplement is especially suitable for athletes, regardless of gender.
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Occurence and prevention of goutGout is a painful condition considered a complex form of arthritis that is caused when too much uric acid builds up in the body. High levels of uric acid causes the formation of crystals in the joints, creating intense pain and inflammation. The body produces uric acid as it breaks down purines, which are commonly found in meats, seafood, legumes, alcohol, fructose, yeast and some vegetables.
Take 1 capsule three times a day with a meal or as directed by a qualified health care professional.
Consume with at least one litre of water throughout the day.
contains per daily serving (3 capsules)
Morin Hydrate (from Mulberry) 1500mg
Grape Seed Extract (with 85% OPC) 50mg
active ingredients (morin, grape seed extract, resveratrol), filler (microcrystalline cellulose), capsule (hydroxypropylmethylcellulose )
keep dry and closed at normal room temperature between 15 - 22°C.
keep out of reach of young children
Do not take when pregnant or nursing.
contains no familiar allergens (wheat, gluten, soy, lupin, nuts/tree nuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish or mollusks)
suitable for vegetarians and vegans