Celery Seeds for gout

Gout and Celery Seeds

What you need to know about celery seeds and how it can help your gout Celery seed has been used as medicine for thousands of years in many parts of the world but not that well known here in the West. Indian Ayurvedic medicine used celery seed to treat colds, flu, water retention, poor digestion,…

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Sugar and gout

Sugar, Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup and Gout

Sugar: The big controversy that everybody is talking about Sugar! What are brains do for this stuff, we go coo-coo over sugar, it is just as addictive as cocaine and we consume so much of it every year in North America that we are slowly destroying our health. The single largest source of calories for…

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Psychology and Gout

Gout and Psychology

Love, Family and Community You all must be wondering what in the world is Spiro talking about with a title like Love, Family and Community and what in the world does it have to do with gout? It’s the psychological and emotional support that we all need as human beings, that there is someone there…

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Gout and green tea

Gout and Green Tea

Does green tea actually help with gout? Green tea has been a favorite beverage in China since 2737 BC and the Chinese believe it be very powerful cure-all that can be used to help with weight loss, release toxins from our body (making it a powerful flavonoid antioxidant), helping heal wounds and even helping to…

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Vitamin C and Gout

Gout and Vitamin C

Fight gout with this popular vitamin The connection between gout and Vitamin C has been the subject of a few studies over the past 30 years. You may have read in the news about a recent New Zealand study about Vitamin C and gout. The study claims that taking vitamin C supplements daily doesn’t lower uric…

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Turmeric spice for gout

Gout and Turmeric

The healing power of this ancient spice Turmeric has been gaining popularity in the last few years as a home remedy for gout and is considered by many as a super-food. Turmeric is an herb that belongs in the ginger family. India has been using turmeric since 1900 BC, about 4000 years now, to treat…

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Mick Jagger and Gout

Gout and Mick Jagger

Do you got the moves like Jagger? You all must be wondering what in the world does gout have to do with lead singer of the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger? Not much but I’ll be making an observation about health and our bodies in general and this applies to all of us. Mick Jagger turned…

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Coffee and gout

Gout and Coffee

Does drinking coffee help with gout? Coffee! North America’s love affair with the coffee bean or I should say addiction is unparalleled to any other beverage other than water, since we have so much of it. Coffee shops are everywhere, we all have those specialty capsule coffee machines in our homes, and we just can’t…

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Gout and Apple Cider Vinegar

Gout and Apple Cider Vinegar

Using Apple Cider Vinegar for gout In this post I’ll be discussing a home remedy that I have been using for a few years now and a internet favourite remedy on health forums and websites, used as a cure-all to treat anything from diabetes, weight loss, blood pressure, acne, dandruff and of course gout. I’ll…

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Baking soda and Gout

Gout and Baking Soda

Baking Soda a common remedy for gout In this post I will be explaining how baking soda or bicarbonate of soda actually helps us gout sufferers decrease are uric acid levels which causes our gout attacks. This remedy is one that goes back to the 19th century, whereby a British doctor by the name Alfred…

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