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Home Remedies for Gout
by coolaid72 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:53 pm

Gout Attacks - Home Remedies for Gout

Gout disease known is metabolic arthritis. Gout is condition that results from crystals of uric acid depositing in tissues of the body. Gout is a complex disorder that can affect anyone. Men are more likely to get gout than women are, but women become increasingly susceptible to gout after menopause. Gout usually attacks the big toe (approximately 75% of first attacks), however it can also affect other joints such as the ankle, heel, instep, knee, wrist, elbow, fingers, and spine. In some cases the condition may appear in the joints of the small toes which have become immobile due to impact injury earlier in life, causing poor blood circulation that leads to gout. There are also different racial propensities to develop gout. In the United States, gout is twice as prevalent in African American males as it is in Caucasians. Approximately one million people in the United States suffer from attacks of gout.

Drink Cherry Juice for Relief from Symptoms

4. Eat foods high in potassium 5. Regular exercise can relieve or prevent joint pain. We find great potential in Uric Acid Levels. This is the reason we have used this opportunity to let you learn the potential that lies in Uric Acid Levels.

Many Home Remedies Help for Relief Gout

Lemon juice prevents gout attacks by stimulating the formation of calcium carbonate in the body. Calcium carbonate neutralizes acids in the body, including uric acid that triggers gout attacks. Bananas serve as an excellent remedy for curing gout. Consume a diet of bananas for three to four days. Squeeze the juice of a lime in 1 glass of water. Drink this morning, noon and night. Extract a cup of juice of French beans (String beans). Drink this juice everyday for a month. Drink water in abundance 8-10 glasses per day will flush way toxins and dilute the uric acid levels. Lime is a well source in treating gout. The citric acid present in lime is a solvent of the uric acid which is the main cause of this disease. Apples are considered important in Home Remedy for Gout therefore Eat an apple after every meal.

Teaspoon of Baking Soda With Meals Will Prevent Gout Attacks

This will help alkalize the body. 7. Squeeze the juice of a lime in 1 glass of water. Drink this morning, noon and night. Self-praise is no praise. So we don't want to praise ourselves on the effort put in writing on Treating Gout. instead, we would like to hear your praise after reading it! :)

Gout is a form of arthritis which affects mostly men between the ages of 40 and 50. Gout can also develop as co-morbidity of other diseases, including polycythaemia, leukaemia, intake of cytotoxics, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, renal disorders, and hemolytic anemia. Regularly drinking alcohol interferes increase the risk for developing gout. Other risk factors include is exposure to lead in the environment. High dietary intake of rich foods that contain purine. Medications that may interfere with the body's ability to remove uric acid. Changing the way you eat can help you manage your gout. Eat a healthy mix of foods so you get the nutrients you need. Limit foods like meat, fish, and beer. Drink plenty of water and other fluids. The first line of treatment should be pain relief. Colchicine was previously the drug of choice in acute attacks of gout. We did not write too elaborate an article on Treating Gout as it would be then difficult for the common man to read it. We have written this article in such a way that everyone will be able to read and understand it! :shock:

Gout is a Painful and Sudden Illness that can Affect Joints

It is caused by the accumulation of excess uric acid, which is normally removed through the urine. The crystals of uric acid can then accumulate in joints and cause inflammation and pain. Often patients are not able to get to their healthcare provider right away. If it is a first attack the symptoms can be alarming. Fortunately, it is rarely life threatening and often resolves in a few days even without treatment. However everyone who gets an attack should see their healthcare provider since there are many excellent treatments available. But what can one do while at home? :idea:

The home remedy can include NSAID's but you may want to get a diagnosis first since other conditions can cause joint swelling including other forms of arthritis such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes a joint infection can also look like gout especially if it is hot and red and swollen. If it is quite clear that it is gout, especially if it has affected a joint before, local ice and heat may be applied if comfortable. Taking an NSAID will help as long as the side effects are kept in mind which include stomach ulcer formation and at times high blood pressure. Some examples of NSAIDs are ibuprofen, naproxen and indomethacin. Writing something about Gout Remedy seemed to be something illogical in the beginning. However, with the progress of matter, it seemed logical. Matter just started pouring in, to give you this finished product. :o.

Recent research has shown that vitamin C lowers uric acid level but whether this means something in patients with gout is not clear. Avoiding medication that cause gout such as diuretics or "water pills" or adjusting doses after discussing with the healthcare provider can also help. We had at first written a rough assignment on Uric Acid. Then after a few improvisions and enhancements here and there, we have ended up with this end product. :D.

Differential Diagnosis:

The differential diagnosis for this condition should include;- fracture gout osteoarthritis infection of the joint We were a bit tentative when embarking on this project on Gout. However, using the grit and determination we have, we have produced some fine reading material on Gout. :o.

Treatment of CPPD

The most significant consideration in the treatment of CPPD is controlling the frequency of attacks. Frequent attacks (more than one a year) will result in progressive erosion of the joint, leading to painful chronic arthritis. Isolated attacks (less that one a year) lead to minimal destruction of the joint. The frequency of CPPD attacks determines whether treatment is merely for each attack, or whether daily medication should be taken to lower levels of inflammation. Using the intuition I had on Gout, I thought that writing this article would indeed be worth the trouble. Most of the relevant information on Gout has been included here. :idea:

So much of natural gout treatment requires diet and every gout sufferer has to pay very close attention to what they eat and drink. Imagine how useful a nutrition database on your home computer is; one that you can quickly access, without going to the Internet or 500 page reference books, to look up the nutrients in foods and beverages. And suppose that this comprehensive database is free and easily downloaded? Too good to be true?

Vitamin C Has Been Pretty Well Researched as a Natural Gout Remedy

It has been found to lower uric acid levels somewhat. In the last study about it in 2005, with 500 mg of Vitamin C daily. Vitamin C is best taken in foods. Use the National Nutrient database to find the natural Vitamin C content of foods.

Its Site Says that There are Mac and Handheld Versions Too

So if you use a handheld computer it can be used outside your home. It can be searched online for the vitamin, mineral, water, ash, protein, calorie, carbohydrate, fats, fibre (fiber), sugars, caffeine and others, of foods and beverages. :oops:

PURINE TABLES

Over-producers of uric acid (as opposed to under-excretors) may benefit from a low purine gout diet since restricting purines in foods probably means less available to be converted into uric acid. Do you want the purines contents of foods and drinks? Visit *****

PH of FOODS NUMBERS

Alkalizing your body (raising its pH levels above pH is an important part of natural gout treatment because the pH theory is that a more alkaline body make uric acid more soluble and better absorbs nutrients in foods. One way to improve your body's pH levels is to ensure adequate levels of potassium, calcium, magnesium and zinc. All are important in alkalization but more calcium may be the most since if your body is acidic (low pH levels below pH it may be scavenging calcium from your bones. Why? Blood pH must be at pH The body will ensure that it is, even if it has to loot calcium elsewhere to do it. All these minerals amounts in foods and beverage are shown in the National Nutrient database.

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***** Scroll down to where the text says "download the database for use on your computer with various software packages." Click on this. On the next page that arrives click on pcs20 exe to download it. There is also an 11 page downloadable guide in Adobe Reader which explains how to download, and how to use the database. Click on "user's guide." We have used a mixture of seriousness and jokes in this composition on Lower Uric Acid. This is to liven the mood when reading about Lower Uric Acid.


You can even discover how cooking, canning and freezing various foods affects the Vitamin C content of them. (It usually falls). Not only can you look up each food you are interested via the database but you can also at this site look up lists (called reports) sorted from highest to lowest and download those lists to your home or office computer. For some investigations, it's a great time saver. These reports require Adobe Reader.

You Don't Wish to Download It, the Database can Also be Viewed Online

HOW EXACTLY CAN A GOUT SUFFERER USE IT? Apart from the obvious benefit of quickly learning the nutrient values of foods to construct a free gout diet. Here are a few ways. Interesting is what we had aimed to make this article on Uric Acid Levels. It is up to you to decide if we have succeeded in our mission! :idea:

Common Cause of Gout is the Accumulation of a Chemical Called Uric Acid

Uric acid is a normal breakdown product of another chemical called purines. The treatment involves controlling the inflammation, which causes the pain and swelling and ultimately damage to joints. Also, lowering the uric acid level is a logical means to controlling gout. :idea:

The specific dose and the manner of taking these medicines are best discussed with your healthcare provider. Common side effects of these drugs include stomach upset and ulcers from prednisone and ibuprofen type of medications, diarrhea from colchicine and sometimes gout can get worse from allopurinol especially if the person is not on colchicine first during an acute attack. Writing this composition on Gout forum was a significant contribution of ours in the world of literature. Make this contribution worthwhile by using it.

The treatment includes medicines like allopurinol, which decrease the level of uric acid, or there are other medicines like colchicine, which decrease inflammation. Also there are medicines called uricosuric agents that increase the removal of uric acid in urine. Colchicine works best if taken really early in the attack and sometimes repeat does may need to be taken periodically such as every two hours or so till there is pain relief or a maximum dose is reached or there are side effects like gastrointestinal upset. Maintaining the value of Uric Acid Crystals was the main reason for writing this article. Only in this way will the future know more about Uric Acid Crystals.

There is some benefit to avoiding foods that cause gout but most people who get gout will need medication to prevent joint damage and also prevent future attacks which often happen sooner and are more severe. They can also cause permanent damage to the kidney and joints. The crystals can also deposit on the skin and are then called tophi. Give yourself a momentary pause while reading what there is to read here on Gout. Use this pause to reflect on what you have so far written on Gout.


Have sufficient rest as fatigue or even mild tiredness can exacerbate arthritis. Healthy weight management is also important as being overweight can burden the joints, especially the knees, thus aggravating the pain. You may also consider Bowen therapy, a series of precise connective, non-invasive tissue moves that stimulates the energy flow and activates the body's natural healing ability. :lol: