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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Can Epsom Salt Help Treat Gout Flares?

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.
by Spiro Koulouris on November 26, 2018
Gout Treatment Options to Consider

Four Treatment Options for Gout to Be Aware Of

Gout is a chronic condition but is a manageable one. Available gout treatment options include the use of medications, diet, lifestyle, and natural remedies.
by Spiro Koulouris on September 24, 2018
Gout and Baking Soda

Does Baking Soda Work for Gout?

Gout and baking soda, does it work? Yes! You can use baking soda to help relieve gout attacks and flare-ups with this natural remedy.
by Spiro Koulouris on February 14, 2018
Cherries and Gout

What’s the Deal With Cherries and Gout?

The link between cherries and gout has long been studied — in fact, the earliest scientific research may go as far back as the 1950s.
by Lana Barhum and Spiro Koulouris on November 7, 2017
Apple Cider Vinegar for Gout

Can This Simple Pantry Ingredient Help Gout?

Over the past several years, apple cider vinegar for gout has become a mainstream treatment, when it was once an alternative treatment.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Spiro Koulouris on October 24, 2017
Natural Treatment for Gout: 4 Natural Options to Try Today

Natural Treatment for Gout: 4 Natural Options to Try Today

Natural treatment for gout includes essential oils, supplements, apple cider vinegar, and nutritional changes. Learn more about your natural options here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 28, 2017
Gout Medication: What Medications Help Prevent Flare-ups and Reduce Pain?

What Gout Medications Help Prevent Flare-ups and Reduce Pain?

Sometimes treating gout takes trial and error approach to figure out what perfect gout medication or combination of medications will work to treat you.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 22, 2017
Essential Oils For Gout

Treating Gout Naturally With Essential Oils

If you’re curious about natural ways to treat your gout symptoms, essential oils may help. Try out our list of essential oils for gout.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 27, 2017
Potassium and Gout

Soothing Gout With Potassium: Is It Worth the Hype?

Is there a link between potassium and gout? It's recommended that adults consume 4,700 mg of potassium per day — half of what we generally consume!
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 22, 2017
Natural Remedies for Gout

Non-Medication Strategies for Coping With Gout

Whether you incorporate one or all of these natural remedies for gout into your daily routine, you may find you have fewer exacerbations and less pain.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 18, 2016