Massaging feet for gout

Gout and Massage

Should you consider a massage while suffering from gout? We all love getting a massage but for us gout sufferers can a massage add relief to a gout therapy or cause problems for your gout? One thing is for sure and as stated by massage professionals through their professional guidelines, if you happen to be…

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Gout complications

Complications of Gout

The dangerous complications of gout So you’ve got gout! You’ve been dealing with it for a few years now, getting a gout attack or flare up here and there. Years down the road and into the future, are you aware of the complications associated with gout, that you can risk having if you don’t treat…

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Burdock Root for Gout

Gout and Burdock Root

How burdock root can help you with your gout Burdock Root contains many medicinal properties and has been used to treat many ailments for hundreds of years. During the Middle Ages, British herbalists preferred burdock root over sarsaparilla for treating rheumatoid arthritis. It is the root of the Burdock plant that is consumed and used…

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Gout and Dairy

How Dairy Products Like Milk, Cheese and Yogurt Can Help With Your Gout

Gout and Dairy Researchers have known for years that dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt help increase the excretion of uric acid in the body. There is a substance in milk called orotic that helps uric acid to be removed by the kidneys. In addition, it has also been suggested that dairy products do…

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Causes of Gout

Causes of Gout

What causes gout exactly? Gout is developed once there is too much uric acid in the blood, a condition known as hyperuricemia. Uric acid is a waste product that comes about when the body breaks down chemicals in the cells known as purines. If your kidneys can’t fully remove all excess uric acid passed out…

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