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.

Latest Awareness Content

How Dehydration Interferes with Gout Management

Living with gout is no picnic, and dehydration can make things worse. Find out why gout and dehydration don't mix, and some ideas for keeping hydrated.
by Angela Finlay on January 28, 2015
Gout and Eye Problems

Understand the Link to Gout and Eye Issues to Avoid Complications

Although gout affects primarily the joints, it is possible that the uric acid excess can build in other tissues as well, including the eyes.
by Brenda Vanta on January 20, 2015
Gout and Cognitive Function

Does Gout Impact the Brain and Cognitive Function?

Is there any association between gout and your cognitive function? Researchers are still in the process of understanding this link.
by Brenda Vanta on January 13, 2015
Vitamins for Gout

Top NLO Gout Articles of 2014

The most popular New Life Outlook gout articles of 2014, as chosen by our Facebook fans.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on December 22, 2014
Losing Weight With Gout

Why Losing Weight Could Mean Fewer Gout Attacks

Your lifestyle choices can have an enormous impact on your gout. Learn about how losing weight with gout can improve your condition.
by Angela Finlay on December 22, 2014
Gout and Hypertension

The Relationship Between Gout and Hypertension

See your doctor regularly about your gout and hypertension. He will know how to help you control your conditions through medication and lifestyle changes.
by Yvonne Banks on December 16, 2014
Gout in Women

Why Does Gout Occur in Women?

If you are a woman with gout, the most important thing you can do is clean out your cabinets of any and all foods that contain high fructose corn syrup.
by Donna Schwontkowski on December 2, 2014
Gout Complications

Preventing and Managing Gout Complications

If you suffer from gout you are mostly concerned about preventing and managing gout complications, since the joint pain is so intense during these episodes.
by Brenda Vanta on November 17, 2014
Gout Facts and Myths

Dispelling Common Myths About Gout

Many myths still abound today about gout and the people who have the condition. Here are the gout facts!
by Yvonne Banks on November 17, 2014
Gout and Heart Disease

Know Your Risk of Heart Disease and How to Lower It

The relationship between gout and heart disease are clear: patients with gout have twice the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.
by Angela Finlay on November 10, 2014