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Are You Avoiding These Common Gout Triggers?

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Man stopping his jog to rub foot from gout flare-up.
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Are You Avoiding These Common Gout Triggers?


Filling glass with water at kitchen sink.
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Dehydration


Fructose corn syrup, can increase uric acid and cause gout flare-ups.
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Soft drinks


Alcoholic drinks on bar.
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Alcohol


Man in blue t-shirt holding  his large belly.
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Excessive body fat


Fasting concept, plate with clock and silverware.
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Crash diets and fasting


Processed meats at deli.
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What’s on your plate


Stressed out man rubbing eyes while sitting at home computer.
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Stress


Right foot with gout related swelling.
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Poorly fitting shoes


A multitude of prescription medications.
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Medication


Man journaling about gout flares.
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Get to know what triggers you


Malaika Hill

Malaika Hill

Malaika Hill is a freelance health writer specializing in ophthalmology and population health. For the past decade, she has dedicated her work to helping eye care professionals communicate advances in ophthalmic research to their peers and patients in an effort to provide the highest-quality eye care. She serves on the editorial board of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science where she is committed to exploring and communicating short- and long-term strategies to prioritize eye and vision health disparities across the world. Malaika can be found on her website, LinkedIn, or Twitter.