Jim Belushi, Savient And CreakyJoints Team Up To Shift The Conversation About Gout

An interesting find on gout today… BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Jim Belushi, Savient Pharmaceuticals and patient advocacy group CreakyJoints have released a new online video to encourage candid discussion about gout, ……Jim Belushi, Savient And CreakyJoints Team Up To Shift The Conversation About Gout Gout pain is so intense – it’s unbelievable really. […]

Vitamin C may not treat gout: study

More interesting news on gout… By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Daily vitamin C supplements don’t lower uric acid as much as drugs used to treat high levels of the acid that’s responsible for gout, says a new study from New Zealand. “It’s not that the vitamin C didn’t reduce the uric […]

Women at Risk of Gout

As I’ve written on my previous posts, the incidence of gout has been gradually increasing worldwide. In fact, its scope is no longer confined within the borders of well of people; more and more people belonging to the lower-income generating categories are also developing gout. For reason such as unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle, gout […]

Sodium Bicarbonate Poisoning Leads to Gout Development

In my previous posts, I’ve cited many different articles regarding risk factors that contribute to the development of gout as a disease. I’ve emphasized that the major risk factors include obesity, sedentary lifestyle and a purine-rich diet among many others. Although there’s nothing wrong in emphasizing these common risk factors, it’s always a good thing […]

Gout Risk Increased by Soft Drink Consumption

As we all know by now, the development of gout as a disease is greatly affected by our conscious decision in the way we live our lives. Because gout is associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle, it only means that it’s also highly preventable. You just need to understand what kinds of lifestyle […]

Mediterranean Diet and Gout

Gout is a very devastating disease. It affects not only the person afflicted with the disease. But in a larger scale, his relationship with his family, friends and even work is affected. This is particularly evident during episodes of gout attack when a person becomes less able to perform his responsibilities at home or work. […]

Grapes for Gout Pain Relief

Nowadays, we are presented with many ways to manage gout. Compared to what we had 20 years ago, we are more able to provide gout treatment in many varied ways. Aside from the lifestyle changes required to prevent gout from developing, many different medication and joint health supplements can be taken in to alleviate the […]

Gout Supplements and Their Side Effects

With the steady increase of gout incidence worldwide, a growing interest in finding many treatment options is also inevitable. For varied reasons, many people are opting for a more natural approach in treating gout. Among these, lifestyle changes prove to be the most convenient and practical way to go for most gout sufferers. However, more […]

Gout News: Why the Sudden Surge in the Price of Colchicine?

There are many different treatment options available for people suffering from gout today. From the practical and simple lifestyle changes to drastic ones such as surgery, more and more options are now available compared to thirty years ago. Among these treatment options, medications are probably the most convenient and accessible out in the market today. […]

Gout as a Genetic Disease

For a long time, the development of gout has been linked solely to a sedentary lifestyle, particularly to an unhealthy diet. When uric acid is not excreted by the body through the kidneys readily, they accumulate to form urate crystals causing pain and inflammation when they lodge in soft tissues of the bones and joints. […]

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