Traditional Medicine for Gout

Traditional vs Modern Medicine in Treating Gout

A Unique Look Between Old World and New World Medicine This post was guest written by a gout sufferer that reached out to me via email regarding his experience with gout which explains his experiment and how he believes that bacteria in our gut may be the culprit. Very interesting theory that Barry Davis brings up…

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Pomegranate and Gout

Gout and Pomegranate

Pomegranate in a Gout Diet Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is one of the world’s most popular fruits but yet it’s one of the least most popular fruits in North America, reason being people view at as a complicated fruit to consume since it has more than 600 juice-filled seed sacs that you need to work…

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Febuxostat and Gout

Gout and Febuxostat

Febuxostat: The New Kid on the Block Febuxostat is a pharmaceutical drug first discovered by Japanese scientists in 1998, that goes by the trade name Uloric in the US and Adenuric in Europe. Febuxostat first came to market in Europe in 2008 and Takeda Pharmaceutical obtained FDA approval for the US in 2009. It is…

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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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Gout and Mushrooms

Gout and Mushrooms

Mushrooms in a Gout Diet Love meat but need to cut down on it cause you suffer from gout? Here’s an idea! Replace meat with mushrooms! Yes mushrooms! Mushrooms are low in calories and help control your appetite. Mushrooms are a great food to help control your weight which is an important benefit to the…

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Gout and Fast Food

Gout and Fast Food

How Fast Food Affects your Gout We all know it’s bad for us but hey when we are super busy or in a rush from time to time, or it’s 3am and no other restaurants are open in town, sometimes you may have no choice but to settle for some fast food cause you do…

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Gout in Children and Teens

Gout in Children and Teenagers

Can Children get Gout? When we think of gout, we think of older people suffering from the disease and not really children or teenagers but the truth is, that gout affects them also. Fortunately, gout in children is uncommon but it can affect anybody from the age of 12 and over. Although gout in children…

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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 Cholesterol

Gout and Cholesterol

What is the connection between Gout and Cholesterol? In this post we will examine the relationship between gout and cholesterol. Cholesterol is one of the many fats in your blood that your body utilizes to make cell membranes, hormones, vitamin D and makes up digestive bile acids in the intestine. Cholesterol is an essential substance…

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Plantar fasciitis and gout

Gout and Plantar Fasciitis

Can Plantar Fasciitis be caused by Gout? Plantar fasciitis or “heel pain” as they call it, is a foot condition caused by inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis and usually a common cause of heel pain but can be caused by gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel…

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