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What is the Intercritical Gout Phase? 5 (12)

Gout has been around for centuries. It has afflicted the lives of millions of people all over the world, but the mystery of its causes is still being solved. We know the causes and symptoms of this critical disease. Gout is primarily caused by uric acids accumulation and subsequent uric crystals buildup in the joints and tendons of our bodies. The cure for gout is not yet complete.Stages Researchers and health professionals have identified three stages or phases of…
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How to understand Gout? 5 (17)

Gout is a condition that can be diagnosed in a loved one. Gout is an arthritis-related condition that results from high levels of uric acids in the body. Each of our bodies naturally contains this acid. It is most commonly eliminated through the kidneys. Gout sufferers will not have their uric acid properly eliminated. It becomes a crystal if it remains in the body. These crystals can cause severe pain and discomfort, as well as painful nodules under your skin…
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What Factors can lead to Gout? 5 (2)

If there is too much of uric acid in the body, it can build up and cause severe pain. Gout can also be caused by purines. Purines, a natural substance found in the body, can cause a large amount of uric acid to be produced when it is broken down. Purines are found in many tissues of the human body. It is important to note that Purines can also be found in common foods like peas, anchovies and green beans.…
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What is putting me at Risk for Gout? 4.5 (19)

In the medical field, there is always new information or research that will change the way you live. It can be difficult to keep up with all the medical news. There's a new development to be worried about. It has to do with soda, one of America's most popular drinks. Gout has been a problem for many years. A recent study has shown that soda and its ingredients are more harmful than hard liquor in terms of increasing your chances…
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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…