Gout and Hands

Gout and Your Hands

Can you get gout in your hands and fingers? We all know that symptoms for gout happen most often on the foot. But did you know that you can also experience gout in your hands? Gouty arthritis is not as common as gout. When you have too much buildup of uric acid in your bloodstream,…

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Gout and Medicare

Gout and Medicare

How Does Medicare Cover Gout? If you have gout, you know that flare-ups are unexpected and extremely painful. The good news is that treatment is available manage the pain and even reduce the frequency of attacks and potential for complications. If you have Medicare, here’s what you should know about how Medicare covers diagnosing and…

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Traveling with gout

Gout and Travel

If you suffer from gout, there are special precautions need to be made before you fly on a plane. The last thing you want is to be on a crutch or wheelchair while on vacation. Make sure to follow these tips when traveling with gout. How to Deal With Gout While Traveling 1. Book first…

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Gout in Dogs and Pets

Gout and Dogs

Can Dogs Get Gout? Gout is a disease that’s commonly experienced by humans but did you know that dogs can have gout too? Yes, unfortunately, man’s best friend has the potential to experience this debilitating condition as a result of excessive uric acid in the bloodstream. It’s often a result of genes too with some…

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Everything You Need To Know About Gout Infographic

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Gout and Canola Oil

Does Canola Oil Belong in a Gout Diet? In this article, we’re going to give you the straight goods on Canola oil –the good, bad, and the ugly. Canola oil is a genetically modified oil, produced and marketed by manufacturers as one of the “healthiest” cooking oils to use. However, that is not the case…

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Gout and Cancer

Does Gout Increase Your Risk of Developing Cancer? Gout is more than just a painful type of arthritis. It’s also a sign of deeper problems like diabetes, kidney diseases, hypertension, heart failure and even cancer. If you have gout, make sure to get diagnosed for diseases you’re most likely at risk for. That way, you’re…

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Gout and Uric Acid

Gout and Uric Acid

How to Lower Uric Acid Levels Lowering uric acid levels is the key to finding relief for gout sufferers –but how does one lower uric acid levels in the body? Read on to find out. The average person will have low uric acid levels in their blood. The body produces it when breaking down purines,…

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Gout and Radishes

Gout and Radishes

Radishes in a Gout Diet Gout occurs when the uric acid crystals are deposited into the joints or the soft tissues, which leads to inflammatory arthritis, making the joints suffer from intense pain, swelling and sometimes you can experience joint stiffness. Purines are natural substances which can be found in most of the foods we…

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Chanca Piedra and Gout

Gout and Chanca Piedra

What can the herb Chanca Piedra do for your gout? Phyllanthus niruri is a herb also more popularly known as Chanca Piedra. It is a tropical plant commonly found in coastal areas and in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. It is an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine which is used to treat stomach problems, bladder issues, liver…

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