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Alkaptonuria Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

Repertory
General Name
Alkaptonuria
Medical Name
Alkaptonuria
Alkaptonuria Symptoms
Arthritis
Darkening Of the Skin
Ears turn Dark
Dark spots in the Eyes
Pain in the Bones
Damage to the Cartilage
Dark brown Urine
Urine turns black on exposure to the air
 

Alkaptonuria Cured By

 
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Description

Alkaptonuria is a disease of the Body.
The urine turns black when it comes in contact with the air.
It is a genetic disorder.

There is an enzyme known as homogentisate oxidase. It is regulated by the HGD gene. Normally, this enzyme breaks down the amino acids that help to build up protein. These amino acids are Tyrosine and Phenylalanine. Any defect in this gene interrupts the normal functioning of the enzyme. It is not able to break the amino acids as a result, homogentisic acid deposits in the connective tissues. If the acid builds up in the joints, it causes Arthritis and Kidney Problems. When the acid dissolves in the Blood, it mixes with urine and leaves the Body.

Causes of Alkaptonuria
Gene Mutation

If not treated properly, Alkaptonuria may cause
Kidney Stones
Heart Problems
Coronary Artery Disease
Prostrate Stones in Men

Body Part(s)

Metabolism
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Queries on Alkaptonuria
Md. Lutful Haque ( Bangladesh )
25 Aug 2016
My 3.8 years old female baby's Alkaptonuria test result is as bellow. What should I do for better treatment. Currently there is no side effect except urine turning radish or pink after 45 minute staying with air.

Laboratory test result: Quantitative (GC-MS)
Compound Result Ref. Range in % Elevation Factor
Homogentisic Acid 84.32 1.00 84.32

Please inform me what should I do.
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Herbpathy
31 Aug 2016
Dear Md. Lutful Haque
We have had a word with our expert and according to him it would be difficult to recommend you Herbs for this. However, It may get treated by Homeopathy. So, our advise is you please take your daughter to a Homeopathy Doctor and when he prescribe you any medicine, please give only one dose of that medicine to your daughter and wait for 15 days.
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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