Any activities that increase energy demands on the body also increase metabolism of purines, which produces uric acid. Avoiding stress and staying healthy are important for the prevention of attacks.
Because uric acid levels are only mildly affected by diet, dietary therapy does not play a large role in the prevention of gout. Still, people who have had an attack of gout may benefit from reducing their intake of purine-rich foods, particularly if they eat...Read more
Gout is a type of arthritis that affects the joints, tendons, and other bodily tissues. Even as the medical condition is more common... Read more »
What is Gout? Gout is a painful condition caused by deposits of excess uric acid, in the form of crystals, in the joints and/or soft... Read more »
Gout is a form of rheumatic arthritis that attacks the joints, tendons, and other tissues. Most gout patients, about 90% are men over the... Read more »