- Three foods that can trigger a gout attack (ouch!)
- Gout is a form of arthritis characterised by severe pain, redness and tenderness in the joints. It stems from the build-up of uric acid in your body, which can lead to the formation of small uric acid ‘crystals' in the joints, which are the source of the pain.
If you're diagnosed with gout, you're familiar with how one day you may experience no pain, but the next you may have pain so severe t... ››› more
- [08 February 2018]
- New study finds that the DASH eating plan may help relieve gout, a type of inflammatory arthritis
- If you suffer from high blood pressure, you've likely heard of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (or DASH) eating plan before. This diet was developed to help people with high blood pressure get their readings back to normal and slash their risk of heart problems.
But according to a new study published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology, the DASH eating plan may offer benefits ... ››› more
- [22 November 2016]
- Heart disease warning: If you suffer from gout, drop everything and read this now
- Long referred to as the “disease of kings” because it often stems from overindulging on luxuriously rich foods, there's nothing luxurious about gout.
It can be so painful even placing a bed sheet over the affected area is excruciating!
But pain isn't the worst thing that comes with having gout.
A study of more than 200,000 people published in the journal Rheumatology found that havi... ››› more
- [06 March 2015]
- Have gout? Eat a banana!
- Bananas are full of minerals and vitamins and they have a variety of health benefits. One of these compounds is especially important to your health if you suffer from high uric acid levels that cause gout! Keep reading to find out how important bananas are for your health…
Gout develops when you have high uric acid levels in your blood
Uric acid builds up in your body when you eat too many f... ››› more
- [08 April 2014]
- Understand why you have gout so you can prevent it
- There are two reasons why you suffer from excruciating joint pain because of gout. The first is because you eat too many foods high in purines. These purines turn into uric acid and your body has no other option but to dump excessive uric acid into your joints. Second, your body can't excrete uric acid well enough, and that's why the uric acid levels in your body shoot up. Use this information to ... ››› more
- [31 March 2014]
- If you suffer from gout follow the Meatless Mondays trend
- Meat is one of the biggest culprits of gout because of the purines it contains. Read on to find out how going meatless on Mondays can help you control your gout…
The Healthy Monday campaign can help your decrease your risk of gout
Founded in 2003, Meatless Mondays is part of the Healthy Monday campaign conceptualised by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for a Liveabl... ››› more
- [28 March 2014]
- Cherries aren't just a natural remedy for gout, they're good for your osteoarthritis too!
- You may already know that eating between eight and ten cherries every day can help reduce gout flare-ups.
But did you know cherries can help keep your joint swelling from osteoarthritis in check too? You see, cherries are a rich source of magnesium and potassium. And magnesium is a natural painkiller and potassium helps reduce inflammation.
Here's what researchers discovered when they put ... ››› more
- [28 March 2014]
- Is your joint pain gout or pseudogout? Here's how to tell…
- The symptoms of gout are unmistakable… Or are they? Actually, there's a condition that mimics the symptoms of gout, but it isn't the same thing that causes it. This condition is called pseudogout. Read on to discover whether you suffer from gout or whether your joint pain is as a result of pseudogout.
Crystals that build up in your joints are causing your joint pain
When you have gout, there... ››› more
- [27 March 2014]
- Revealed: The natural gout, arthritis and osteoporosis remedy living in your garden
- You may think the common dandelion is a pesky weed. But European herbalists have long considered the dandelion as a valuable herb with many medicinal uses.
Today I'm going to show you how it could help soothe your joint pain.
The dandelion could free you from joint swelling and pain
Could you imagine a humble weed actually rebuilding your joints? Well, the dandelion plant could do just th... ››› more
- [25 March 2014]
- Revealed: How a bowl of breakfast is the best natural remedy for gout
- If you suffer from gout you know how painful it is, and you'd do anything to prevent the flare-up of your symptoms. And it is possible for you to do just that! It starts with what you choose to eat at breakfast. Read on to discover the best natural remedy for gout…
Start the day with a natural remedy for gout
If you’re typically a ‘rush out of the house and grab breakfast on th... ››› more
- [24 March 2014]
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