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Simple Fruit Smoothies To Improve Kidney Function and Prevent Gout Symptoms

Keeping healthy, productive and entertained has become the focus among people during the nationwide stay-at-home mandate due to Covid-19. One way to make the best of your extra time is to make your own smoothies! For gout sufferers, the best smoothies include fruits with specific nutrients that improve kidney function and […]

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Top 24 Fruits For The Kidneys and Gout

When people get diagnosed with gout, most will heed their doctor’s order to cut down on high-purine foods. However, several gout sufferers may not be informed about the second part of fighting gout- what to eat to help the kidneys breakdown and flush out uric acid. Although there are hundreds of […]

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The Most Helpful Thing Most Chronic Gout Sufferers Never Use

Sometimes suffering an occasional gout attack is worth it when it’s a result from an amazing event or experience. For chronic gout sufferers frequently hit hard by gout, it’s probably time to stop being lazy and start a proper food journal or tracker.  It is one of the most helpful […]

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Febuxostat vs Allopurinol: Effectiveness, Side Effects, Warnings

Febuxostat entered the gout game in 2009. Before that, allopurinol was the only FDA approved medication to treat gout. Several research studies have concluded febuxostat is the more active drug in lowering uric acid levels. However, it does come with major health risks. The below infographic highlights the effectiveness and […]

The Truth About A Plant-Based Diet For Gout

Since there is a growing number of people turning to a vegetarian diet or vegan lifestyle, an undeniable shift is happening in the U.S. food and health industries. According to a report released by the Plant Based Foods Association and the Good Food Institute, U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods […]

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Brewer’s Yeast Produces Beer and Uric Acid

Does beer cause gout? Yes. Brewer’s yeast produces beer, but unfortunately, uric acid too. The main ingredient to make alcohol is also loaded with purines. If you’re getting frequent gout attacks and popping more pills, then you might want to get hammered less often. It’s definitely not what any beer […]

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Are There Famous People That Have Gout Attacks?

Whether an isolated incident or a recurrent attack, the fact is anyone can acquire gouty arthritis or gout. It does not care about money or social status. So if you just want the short answer to the titled question, the answer is YES, there are famous people or celebrities that […]

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Five Gout-Fighting Condiments That Really Help

By definition, a condiment is a spice, sauce, or preparation that you add to food to enhance flavor. Then there are some that not only liven up your meals, but also contain gout-fighting properties. There are five gout-fighting condiments that help control uric acid levels are: ginger, turmeric, chicory, apple […]