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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Gout and Diabetes

Understanding the Link and Minimizing Symptoms

Gout and diabetes are strongly linked, and together they can produce an unwelcome and unhealthy mix of symptoms.
by Angela Finlay on October 27, 2014
One Step Closer to a Gout Cure

In-Depth Research Takes Us One Step Closer to a Cure for Gout

Recent research on a cure for Gout shows that if Gout is explained clearly to patients and physicians, 90% of patients will receive effective treatment.
by Amy Manley on September 9, 2014
Gout Research Study

Getting Involved in Current Gout Research Studies

Talk to your doctor and ask how you can benefit from participating in a gout research study, and which type of study they would suggest for you.
by Brenda Vanta on August 18, 2014
Preparing for Gout Appointments

Optimizing a Gout Appointment With a Family Doctor or Rheumatologist

Your family doctor may refer you to a rheumatologist. Here are some questions to help you prepare for your specialist gout appointment.
by Marlene Wallace on August 6, 2014
Gout in Children

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Juvenile Gout

Gout is generally a condition associated with adults and elderly but children can also develop gout characterized by reddened, inflamed and painful joints.
by Marlene Wallace on July 4, 2014
July 4th Without Gout Flares

Enjoying the July 4th Holiday Without a Gout Attack

The pain from gout flare ups last for hours on end. Why not do whatever you can to prevent another attack for this upcoming holiday?
by Donna Schwontkowski on June 24, 2014
Preventing Onset of Gout

Prevent Gout Flares by Avoiding These Foods and Beverages

Although new medications are being introduced into the arthritis world, healthy eating is still important in order to reduce gout.
by Marlene Wallace on April 3, 2014
Diuretic and Gout

Understanding How Diuretics and Gout are Connected

if you are a sufferer of gout, it is important to take care to avoid foods and medications that can elevate blood uric acid levels such as diuretics.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 10, 2014
Gout vs Pseudogout

Confusing Gout With Pseudogout

Gout is a crystal-induced arthritis affecting the peripheral joints of body often confused with CPPD (calcium pyrophosphate dyhydrate) disease (pseudogout).
by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 10, 2014
Infographic What are Uric Acid Crystals?

What are Uric Acid Crystals?

Image of the uric acid crystals that accumulate in gout.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on January 5, 2014