Epsom Salt and Gout

Gout and Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt for Gout: Does it Really Work? Epsom Salt and Its Benefits Epsom salt got its name from the town of Epsom in England where it comes from. It is produced from the spring which mixes porous chalk with non-porous clay. The salt is touted for its numerous benefits although there is not exactly…

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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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Gout in Young Adults

Interview With A Young Gout Sufferer

How a 19 Year Old Developed Gout If you’ve been following my social media accounts where I post the latest news on gout from around the world, you’ll notice how gout is increasing amongst young persons starting in their late teens. I’ve also written a post about it on this site that you can check…

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Seventh Day Adventists Diet and Gout

Gout and the Seventh Day Adventist Diet

Why do Seventh Day Adventists live longer and suffer less disease? I recently watched a thought provoking documentary on PBS which supports my dietary philosophy of eating mostly a vegetarian diet. The documentary is called In Defense of Food which you can watch here. NYTimes best-selling author Michael Pollan tries to answer the question: What…

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Parkinson's Disease and Gout

Gout and Parkinson’s Disease

Uric Acid: Protective Effect for Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s is a disease that dates back to ancient times. The disease was named after London doctor James Parkinson in 1817 after he published “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy”, thus establishing Parkinson’s disease as a recognised medical condition. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous…

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Tom Brady and Gout

Gout and Tom Brady

Gout, Tom Brady and plant based diets A article in Boston.com about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady caught my attention yesterday and wanted to bring it to your attention so you can see the similarities in Tom Brady’s diet. On Monday Boston.com ran an all-access interview with Tom’s personal chef Allen Campbell. He not only…

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Yoga and Gout

Gout and Yoga

Does Yoga help with Gout? Yoga! Yes Yoga can help gout sufferers. Yoga is actually a set of theories and practices originating in ancient India. The word yoga comes from a Sanskrit word which means “to yoke” or “to unite”. Interest in yoga has increased in western countries over the last few decades Over time…

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Financial and economic burden of gout

The Financial and Economic Burden of GOUT

Us gout sufferers go through a lot, let’s admit it. But another area in our lives that gets affected is the financial and economic burden of living with gout. The lost work and income due to gout attacks, the expensive hospital bills, the high cost of prescription drugs, and the list goes on and on.…

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Gout and Healthy Feet

Gout and Your Feet

Take care of your feet if suffering from gout Your feet have about 26 bones and a complex framework of muscles, ligaments and tendons. With every step you take, your feet absorb the full impact of your full body weight keeping you upright and balanced. Did you know that the health of your feet can…

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