Gout is classified as either primary or secondary, depending on what causes the high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia).
More than 99% of primary gout cases are referred to as idiopathic, meaning that the cause of the hyperuricemia cannot be determined. Primary gout is most likely the result of a combination of genetic, hormonal, and dietary factors. Secondary gout is caused by drug therapy or by medical conditions other than a metabolic disorder.
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 »
Question: I suffer from gout, are there foods that I should avoid? Heather Reese: The most effective treatment for gout is medication;... 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 »
The number of gout victims nowadays is quite significant. The main suspect? The food that people include in their diet; the food we guzzle... Read more »