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Gout Remedies



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Gout Remedies

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Medications can help control pain and inflammation of a gout attack and help prevent future attacks by eliminating excess uric acid or affecting the production of excess uric acid. High levels of uric acid can cause gout. Some people may not experience gout as many painful attacks but rather develop chronic gout. Chronic gout in older adults may be less painful and can be confused with other forms of arthritis. There may be no classic symptoms of a gout attack. There are many other conditions with symptoms similar to gout. Diets which are high in purines and high in protein have long been suspected of causing an increased risk of gout (a type of arthritis caused by high levels of uric acid in the body which form crystals in the joints, resulting in pain and inflammation). Acute gouty arthritis is an attack of a metabolic disease marked by uric acid deposits in the joints. Patients with chronic gout may have repeated episodes of gouty arthritis. Cherries may help gout, according to research at the Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, CA. Eating fresh, plump, juicy cherries may help people who suffer from the pain of gout or other forms of arthritic inflammation. With time, attacks of gouty arthritis can occur more frequently and may last longer. Kidney stones are more frequent in patients with gout. Gout researchers from Lausanne University in Switzerland report that they now know the mechanism which triggers the inflammation associated with gout. If you have been diagnosed with gout, take step[...]