Massaging feet for gout

Gout and Massage

Should you consider a massage while suffering from gout? We all love getting a massage but for us gout sufferers can a massage add relief to a gout therapy or cause problems for your gout? One thing is for sure and as stated by massage professionals through their professional guidelines, if you happen to be…

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Gout complications

Complications of Gout

The dangerous complications of gout So you’ve got gout! You’ve been dealing with it for a few years now, getting a gout attack or flare up here and there. Years down the road and into the future, are you aware of the complications associated with gout, that you can risk having if you don’t treat…

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Burdock Root for Gout

Gout and Burdock Root

How burdock root can help you with your gout Burdock Root contains many medicinal properties and has been used to treat many ailments for hundreds of years. During the Middle Ages, British herbalists preferred burdock root over sarsaparilla for treating rheumatoid arthritis. It is the root of the Burdock plant that is consumed and used…

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Gout and Dairy

How Dairy Products Like Milk, Cheese and Yogurt Can Help With Your Gout

Gout and Dairy Researchers have known for years that dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt help increase the excretion of uric acid in the body. There is a substance in milk called orotic that helps uric acid to be removed by the kidneys. In addition, it has also been suggested that dairy products do…

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Causes of Gout

Causes of Gout

What causes gout exactly? Gout is developed once there is too much uric acid in the blood, a condition known as hyperuricemia. Uric acid is a waste product that comes about when the body breaks down chemicals in the cells known as purines. If your kidneys can’t fully remove all excess uric acid passed out…

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Gout and Cayenne Pepper

Gout and Cayenne Pepper

Spice up your gout with some cayenne pepper! Cayenne pepper has been used medicinally in China and the Americas for centuries. Cayenne pepper can be used to treat many ailments like heartburn, fever, flatulence (helping stimulate the digestive tract) nausea, tonsillitis, migraines, colds and the flu (helping break up and move congested mucus), supports weight…

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Eggs and Gout

Gout and Eggs

Do eggs belong in a gout diet? Eggs!!! We all love them and we all eat them! Scrambled, hard-boiled, sunny-side-up, you name it! But are they good for the gout sufferer? Almost all eggs contain omega-3 fats and it all depends how the hens were fed by the farmer. How much omega-3s did the chickens…

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Gout back pain

Gout and Back Pain

Do you suffer from gout and back pain? If you suffer from back pain it may be due to your gout in what is called spinal gout! In a 2006 study, the researchers reviewed some 630 medical records of gout patients and 64 of them happen to have CT scans available. Out of those 64…

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Gout and Podagra

Gout and Podagra

Podagra which is a Greek word translated means “foot trap”, defines gout of the foot or big toe primarily affecting the joint at the base of the big toe caused by excess uric acid in the blood. Either too much uric acid is being produced or not enough is being excreted from the urine. The…

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Vegetable Garden is healthy for your gout

Gout and Vegetable Garden

The gout health benefits of a vegetable garden Since we suffer from gout, a good hobby for the summertime that can keep us physically active and insure that we eat healthy so that we keep those uric acid levels low is to start a vegetable garden in your backyard at home. Vegetable garden you say?…

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