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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Whey protein and Gout

Gout and Whey Protein

Can Whey Protein Supplements cause Gout? I often get the question asked, usually from weightlifters or bodybuilders, about whey protein or protein shakes being good for gout. In this post we will take a closer look at whey protein and gout. Whey protein is basically milk made of two proteins called casein and whey. Whey…

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Gout Triggers

Gout Triggers

Common Gout Triggers When suffering from gout you need to take note of the list of potential gout triggers. You should know gout triggers by heart; trigger foods as well as other gout triggers. When it comes to foods that can trigger a gout attack, you need to avoid certain foods that are high in…

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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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