Stress and anxiety are common in gout sufferers. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to the pain and stress of managing your chronic illness.
Stress triggers inflammation which can aggravate gout and cause an attack. It can become a vicious cycle as the pain from an attack increases your anxiety. So, how can you break this cycle and stop anxiety in its tracks?
Anxiety treatment is a multi-faceted approach and there are several ways you can ease your symptoms before they trigger a gout attack. It’s important to gain control of your anxiety so that it is less likely to overwhelm you.
Have you tried any of these methods? Which one worked best for you?
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