What Causes Gout
Spiro Koulouris
Spiro Koulouris
May 1, 2019
Scientists can’t explain the exact cause of many forms of arthritis; however, they understand very well what causes gout.

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Everything You Need to Know About Foot Gout

Everything You Need to Know About Foot Gout

Foot gout is a very common occurrence among gout sufferers. Learn about what causes it, the symptoms, and treatment options here.
by Spiro Koulouris on February 11, 2019
Sugar and Gout

The Relationship Between Sugar and Gout

The fact that gout is associated with diabetes and metabolic syndrome strengthens the theory that sugar and gout go hand-in-hand.
by Angela Finlay on January 14, 2019
Gout Symptoms

10 Gout Symptoms to Be Aware Of

There are a number of gout symptoms to look out for if you think you are at risk, including pain and swelling in the joints.
by Spiro Koulouris and Patricia Bratianu on August 20, 2018
What Is Gout

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding What Gout Is (and Isn’t)

What is gout? Gout is a condition caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body either because there is too much or the body is excreting too little.
by Spiro Koulouris on June 12, 2018
Gout and Alcohol

Pros, Cons, and Precautions to Take With Gout and Alcohol

Before you join in on happy hour, consider how gout and alcohol interact, and whether or not the risks outweigh the benefits of a tipple now and again.
by Spiro Koulouris on January 2, 2018
Gout in Elbow

What You Need to Know about Elbow Gout

Gout in the elbow is rare but usually seen in people who have lived with gout for many years or whose gout isn’t well managed.
by Lana Barhum on June 7, 2017
Sleep Apnea and Gout

What’s the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Gout?

If you have gout and you wake up exhausted on a regular basis, it is possible you have sleep apnea. Learn more on how to manage sleep apnea and gout.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on August 30, 2016
Infographic gout and anxiety infographic

How to Ease Your Anxiety Right Now

Many chronic illness sufferers experience anxiety. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to their pain and stress.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
Possible Gout and Kidney Complications

Understanding the Connection Between Gout and Kidney Problems

Gout and kidney issues are quite common. Learn how gout, uric acid and kidney function are related to protect against painful, damaging complications.
by Angela Finlay on April 4, 2016
Gout and Pseudogout

Are There Differences Between Gout and Pseudogout?

Gout and pseudogout both are known joint diseases that are caused by crystal formation.
by Yvonne Banks on February 4, 2015
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