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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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Can Gout be cured completely? 4.6 (19)

Yes, gout is a curable disease. Gout should be cured if treated properly. In fact, it is the only rheumatological disease that can be cured. The key to success is to accept long-term treatment, without becoming discouraged.This long-term treatment combines a drug treatment that lowers the blood level of uric acid called a hypouricemic drug, and simple measures to reduce risk factors and dietary errors. It is necessary to reach an adequate level of uric acid in the blood to gradually dissolve…
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Can Gout be triggered by Stress? 5 (9)

Stress has existed since the beginning of mankind. As long as there is uncertainty, there will unfortunately be stress and this will have consequences. Not so much for people who are relatively healthy but for those who already have an illness or condition. Stress can be caused by divorce, employment, impaired finances, self-image, depression, accident, disability, social life problems, etc.Unfortunately, stress is not an exception for gout sufferers, as there seems to be a correlation between stress and gout attacks.…
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What happens if you don’t treat a Gout Attack? 4.5 (8)

If gout is not treated properly, the frequency and duration of an attack is likely to increase as the disease progresses. The same applies to the number of affected areas. Arthritis can become chronic in many joints. These include the knees, ankles, wrists, elbows, etc.Gout can lead to deposits of urate crystals under the skin, called tophi. They are s mall, painless nodules that may appear under the skin after a few years. These nodules occur on the outer edge…
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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…