Gout Treatment Options to Consider
Spiro Koulouris
Spiro Koulouris
September 24, 2018
Gout is a chronic condition but is a manageable one. Available gout treatment options include the use of medications, diet, lifestyle, and natural remedies.

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Working With Gout

How Will Gout Affect My Work?

Living with gout can be incredibly debilitating at times, even while at work. Spiro shares his own advice about working with gout a little more easier.
39 found this helpful by Spiro Koulouris on July 10, 2018
Foods to Avoid With Gout

Don’t Eat That! 9 Foods That Trigger Painful Gout Attacks

Reducing your intake of foods that are high in purines reduces your likelihood of having a gout attack. These are the foods to avoid with gout.
54 found this helpful by Spiro Koulouris on May 22, 2018
Gout and Water

How Much Water Do You Need to Drink to Prevent Gout Flare-Ups?

You’ve probably heard water helps in the fight against gout, but here’s the truth about gout and water – drinking water does help reduce gout attacks!
102 found this helpful by Spiro Koulouris on April 27, 2018
Gout and Dairy

How Dairy Products Positively Impact Gout Symptoms

There are many benefits of dairy. Dairy not only helps improve gout, but it has shown to help prevent gout flares from occurring in the first place.
228 found this helpful by Spiro Koulouris on March 13, 2018
Gout While Traveling

Helpful Tips and Advice for Traveling With Gout

Gout attacks while traveling can be a very unfortunate and painful experience. Read these tips to help you prepare for, manage, and prevent attacks.
by Spiro Koulouris on June 30, 2017
Fructose and Gout

The Link Between Fructose and Gout

Fructose — found in sugary drinks and fruits — increases the production of uric acid. There is a strong correlation between fructose and gout.
58 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on April 6, 2017
Coffee and Gout

Can You Drink Coffee With Gout?

There is conflicting evidence about coffee and gout. While coffee may lower the incidence of gout, it may worsen symptoms for those already suffering.
58 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 10, 2017
Gout and Exercise

What You Need to Know About Exercising With Gout

Your diet and genetics play a big role in how gout affects you, but combining gout and exercise can help your gout management plan work more efficiently.
107 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on December 14, 2016
Thanksgiving With Gout

Coping Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving With Gout

Many treatments are helpful for everyday life, but how is someone with gout supposed to manage their gout triggers on a major holiday, such as Thanksgiving?
by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 9, 2016
Lead a Healthy Lifestyle While Living With Gout

Lead a Healthy Lifestyle While Living With Gout

The key to living with gout is to lower the amount of uric acid in your bloodstream, so painful crystals don’t have a chance to form.
112 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on February 16, 2016
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