Spiro Koulouris
Spiro Koulouris
November 26, 2018
There are numerous natural remedies for gout out there, and one popular remedy is Epsom salt. Learn how Epsom salt for gout can help flares and more here.

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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
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
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

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
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 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 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
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