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What does the Doctor do for Gout? 4 (6)

A general practitioner is not enough to help you treat this condition. A rheumatologist can get to the root of the problem and treat your gout more effectively. This is because they specialise in arthritis and rheumatic diseases such as Gout.The rheumatologist is the specialist who treats gout disease. He is the specialist who manages pain and dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system and associated connective tissues and conditions affecting the periarticular area. He will be the one in charge of…
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How do I get rid of Gout? 4.2 (18)

Generally, to dissolve crystal deposits and thus cure gout we need to make use of medication that decreases purine production or increases its elimination. Indeed, reducing uric acid can reduce the risk of gout and may even prevent subsequent flare-ups in people with the condition.Most gout sufferers have been depositing urate in their tissues for years without knowing or noticing it. This is why it's not easy to dissolve these accumulations and get rid of gout. Something very important is to…
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Gout Treatment? 4.5 (25)

To choose the rigth gout treatment, you first need to know how gout works. Gout is caused by microscopic uric acids crystals forming in the joints. This causes painful inflammation.  These crystals can sometimes form accumulation in the joints, which are called "tophi", and they can cause more pain and inflammation when gout attacks. They may be deposited in your kidneys, causing nephritic bowel disease or other problems. Gout can usually be avoided with proper treatment. Treatment consists of reducing…
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What are top Gout Causes? 4.9 (13)

Gout is a painful condition that millions of Americans suffer from. Gout is often blamed on excessive alcohol consumption and eating rich foods. This condition was once called the blight on kings. However, it is now common in all walks of life. It is possible to avoid the pain and get rid of gout by understanding the causes. Gout is often a hereditary condition. It is more likely that you will develop it if your parents have it. It can…
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Is my Favorite Beverage causing my Gout? 4 (10)

You can do all you can to prevent a possible gout attack. However, you might want to check into your favorite drinks to ensure that they are not increasing your chances of getting recurrent gout attacks. Gout levels have increased by more than 50% in the United States over the past few decades. Gout attacks have increased due to an increase in fructose intake from soft drinks and other sugary food. Fructose, a simple sugar, is known to increase body…
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What to know about Gout? 4.5 (13)

Gout was first identified by the Egyptians over 4,000 years ago. Hippocrates, the Greek physician and "father of medicine," wrote about it. Hippocrates also noted the link between gout and alcohol consumption and high-quality foods and drinks. Gout is now understood to be a common condition. Once considered a disease of the wealthy, it was called the "disease for kings." Gout can be caused by food and drink, but there are other risk factors such as genes.Gout Condition Gout…
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What are common Gout Myths? 4.6 (7)

Gout myths are persistent and numerous. This amazes me. You can find contradictory information on many websites about gout and gout treatments if you just look at a few. Even supposedly reliable sites, it won't take long to find them. These myths are the main reason why gout care has become so poor over the past decade. Bad information is constantly being passed around - over and again. This article will help to dispel some of these myths.Myths and…
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What is causing painful Gout Attacks? 5 (15)

Gout can be caused by many things. I'm willing you to bet that you are doing several of them and not even realizing it. These bad habits can be corrected and can drastically reduce your chances of getting gouty. Purines can be found in many foods, including meats, shellfish and fish. These foods are broken down into uric acid when they are eaten. The uric acid builds up, and if it is too high it can cause painful crystals that…