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Five YouTube Videos That Best Explain Gout

Like the old cliché says, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this post, five videos were selected to do the explaining on gout. YouTube has hundreds of gout videos to choose from, but only a few stood out. I found these five presentations to have the best balance […]

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The Absolute Worst Foods For Chronic Gout Sufferers

What did I eat to cause this ridiculous amount of pain? What food do I need avoid? These are the typical questions people ask when they experience their first full blown gout attack. The simple answer from research is eat less purine-rich foods to lower your risk of chronic gout. […]

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What is Gout? Arthritis, Uric Acid, Purines and Pain!

What is Gout? Gout (gouty arthritis) is the most painful and crippling form of arthritis. A first gout attack or flare typically occurs in a specific joint of a lower extremity like the big toe (podagra), ankle, foot or knee. Chronic gout patients can experience symptoms in several parts of […]