Dandelion and Gout

Gout and Dandelion

Can the Dandelion Flower That Grows in Your Lawn Actually Help with Your Gout? When you think of dandelion, you think of that annoying weed that takes over in your lawn, garden and even appears in between the cracks of the sidewalk. But did you know that it is also an excellent food and herbal…

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Colloidal Silver and Gout

Gout and Colloidal Silver

Can Colloidal Silver Treat Your Gout? I’m writing this post since some of my readers have brought it up on more then one occasion. The subject matter for this week is colloidal silver as a potential treatment for gout. Silver has a long history of serving as an antiseptic and disinfectant before antibiotics were invented…

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Boswellia serrata for gout

Gout and Boswellia Serrata

Discover how this powerful herb called boswellia serrata can help with your gout Boswellia serrata is a moderate to large sized branching tree of family Burseraceae which grows in the dry mountainous regions of India, Northern Africa and Middle East. Boswellia Serrata or frankincense has been used for centuries and has also been referred in the…

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Gout and Massage

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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Dairy and Gout

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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Cayenne Pepper and Gout

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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