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 Diagnosis

I’ve Been Diagnosed With Gout, Now What?

If you've recently received a gout diagnosis, Spiro, a gout sufferer, offers his best tips on how to cope with gout with lifestyle changes and more.
by Spiro Koulouris on January 23, 2018
Gout Attack Management

14 Ways to Deal With Painful Gout Attacks

It is important for those suffering from a gout attack to know how to manage their symptoms until they can visit a doctor. The following tips will help.
by Spiro Koulouris on November 30, 2017
Gout Pain Relief

Gout Pain Relief Options

The pain during a gout flare-up can be as bad as breaking a bone. Here are some gout pain relief ideas to help minimize pain during an attack.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on May 15, 2017
Gout Triggers

Reduce the Risk of a Gout Flare-Up by Avoiding These Triggers

Gout can be set off by different factors. It is important to understand what can cause a gout attack and how to avoid or even stop them from happening.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 8, 2017
Infographic gout spoon theory infographic

Explain Gout With the Spoon Theory

If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 7, 2016
Apps for Gout

Finding an App That Really Works for Gout Management

Managing gout brings challenges, but technology can really cut down on time and confusion. Try out these apps for gout to help manage your condition.
by Angela Finlay on January 26, 2016
The Benefits of Journaling with Gout

The Benefits of Journaling With Gout

Journaling is about being accountable to yourself; it’s empowering because a journal helps you better understand your condition and helps you make changes.
by Brenda Vanta on January 27, 2015
Helpful Apps for Gout

Handy Smartphone Apps to Help With Gout Management

There are hundreds of helpful apps for gout that are designed to take the stress out of disease management.
by Angela Finlay on January 13, 2015
Gout and Stress

Tips to Help Relieve Stress to Avoid Gout Flares

You can gain control over your gout and stress by avoiding triggers that create flares before shifting focus to reducing your stress and tension.
by Eric Patterson on December 29, 2014
Travel Tips

Helpful Tips That Will Make Traveling With Gout More Enjoyable

There are travel tips you can use when dealing with gout. By using these tips, you will find that traveling is simple and you can go anywhere you’d like.
by Amy Manley on November 26, 2014