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 Swelling

Gout Swelling Can Be Prevented And Treated At Home

Gout swelling can be treated just by knowing what it is caused by. For instance, if you eat too much red meat, your joints may become swollen.
by Yvonne Banks on January 6, 2015
Chronic Gout vs. Acute Gout

How Acute Gout Treatment Differs From Chronic Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by two forms: acute and chronic gout. The acute gout attacks develop suddenly and last short periods of time.
by Brenda Vanta on December 2, 2014
Juvenile Gout

Causes, Symptoms and Effective Treatments for Juvenile Gout

Genetics often play a big role in gout, but fortunately, treatment for the underlying condition can eradicate the gout in children, too.
by Angela Finlay on October 14, 2014
Herbal Remedies for Gout

Herbal and Natural Remedies for Gout

Overall, herbal remedies for gout have a solid safety profile and can help strengthen your health, including the joints affected by gout.
by Brenda Vanta on August 29, 2014
Gout Massage

3 Types of Massage That May Help Those with Gout

Massage can help those suffering from gout by increasing circulation, improving range of motion in the joints and decreasing inflammation.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 25, 2014
Acupressure for Gout

Try These Acupressure Points for the Treatment of Gout

Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine believe that the modern diet is too rich and also that there is a disturbance of both the spleen and kidneys.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 11, 2014
Gout and Knee Replacements

Is a Knee Replacement With Gout Right for Me?

Knee replacement surgery may be needed in cases when uric acid crystals cause too much damage to the joint and medication fails to improve the symptoms.
by Brenda Vanta on July 16, 2014
Self-Care for Gout Flares

Understanding Gout and How to Practice Self-Care

Learn some simple yet effective ways to protect against gout attacks, plus some changes to make for a comfortable life now, and for years to come.
by Angela Finlay on May 2, 2014