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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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
Juice for Gout Pain Relief

Benefits of Drinking Juice for Gout

Have you considered drinking juice for gout pain relief? Juice provides concentrated amounts of the beneficial ingredients in the fruits it's made of.
by Patricia Bratianu on February 18, 2015
Reducing Tophi in Gout

How Gout Sufferers Can Reduce Tophi Crystals

Reducing tophi really comes down to controlling the disease in its chronic state. This can be achieved in several ways.
by Donna Schwontkowski on December 9, 2014
Enjoying the Holidays With Gout

Avoiding High Purine Foods to Manage Gout During the Holidays

Changes in the diet and overindulging in high purine foods and alcoholic beverages over the holidays are well known trigger factors for a gout attack.
by Brenda Vanta on December 9, 2014
Benefits of Vegetables

Enjoying the Benefits of Vegetables for Gout

Some benefits of vegetables include high fiber, vitamins, and minerals, as well as acting as a detoxifier and reducing high uric acid levels in the body.
by Donna Schwontkowski on November 4, 2014
Gout Recipes

Recipe Recommendations for Gout Sufferers

If you are a gout sufferer, you know there are dietary restrictions for this condition. Here are the foods you should include in your gout recipes!
by Brenda Vanta on October 14, 2014
How to Eat More Vegetables

Three Healthy Salads for Gout Sufferers

When you have gout, something in your diet is way out of balance. In many people, it comes down to learning how to eat more vegetables.
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 22, 2014
Smoothies for Gout

What are the Best Smoothies to Include in Your Gout Diet?

The best smoothies for gout calm down the your gout and increase the excretion of uric acid.
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 15, 2014
The Cost of Gout

How to Keep up With the Increasing Cost of Gout Medication

Many prescription drugs progressively become more and more expensive, including the cost of gout medication used for the management of this condition.
by Brenda Vanta on July 28, 2014
Herbs to Treat Gout

How to Use Herbs to Improve Health If You Have Gout

With gout, you need an herb that is going to be very specific and decrease uric acid crystals that are accumulating in the body.
by Donna Schwontkowski on July 10, 2014