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How Does High Fructose Corn Syrup Make You Prone To Gout?

Fructose has been known to raise uric acid levels since 1967. As obesity and diabetes among Americans soared in the 1990s, experts pointed out high fructose corn syrup consumption as a major contributing factor. Shortly after, gout cases rose which lead to studies linking fructose to hyperuricemia and gout. Continue reading to […]

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The Real Reasons Why Dehydration Causes Gout

Intelligent adults know the body requires fluids to perform optimally. It’s a built-in human response to drink when you get thirsty. However, quenching your thirst does not necessarily mean you are fully hydrated. Because proper rehydration is often ignored, dehydration is the most overlooked cause of gout. This is a […]

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This Combination Causes Gout During Sleep

Sometimes a boxer needs to throw the right combination of punches to knockout his opponent. Similarly, a combination of factors is needed to cause a crippling gout attack during sleep. Uric acid levels are probably very high for gout to strike at night. This post explains why certain conditions during […]

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Simple Gout-friendly Recipes with Turmeric

It’s simple enough. Take a turmeric supplement to get the recommended daily amount. Go buy a bottle to add to the growing collection of gout-fighting supplements. Squeeze it in the drawer with the tart cherry extract, resveratrol, quercetin, glucosamine, liver detox, kidney cleanse, and that uric acid lowering formula with […]

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CBD Topicals With These Five Herbs Can Ease Gout Symptoms: Pain and Inflammation

By 2025, the US cannabidiol (CBD) industry is predicted to reach $26 billion. As public acceptance expands, so do CBD product lines and purpose. More CBD manufacturers are developing new topical products with herbal extracts for specific health benefits. With so many CBD products, plus the different types of herbs, […]

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These Four Herbs Are Good For Gout

For mindful gout sufferers, discovering natural remedies to lessen the frequency and intensity of a flare up is an on going quest. Some remedies work better for certain people just because we are all different. Fruits and vegetables are typically added to diets to lower the risk of gout. However, […]

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Beware: Fasting Causes Gout

A recent survey reported 28.69% of Americans gained over 5lbs during the 2020 pandemic. So like many who wanted to shed some pounds, I decided to tighten up the diet and jump into better shape. Everything was going as planned until the second week. Oh, sh-t! Gout struck on the […]

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Recurring Gout & Depression – The Mental Game

It doesn’t take a genius to know physical pain impacts the mind and emotions. Gout sufferers know too well that gout always brings pain. Most bounce back after an occasional flare up. The mental game of gout starts when gout episodes become frequent and prolonged. Over time, depression can develop […]