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This is How Hypertension Sets You Up For Gout

You are what you eat! Too much of the wrong foods sets you up for health complications like hypertension and gouty arthritis. There’s the short answer. You knew this already. Right? Now you want more facts? OK. About three out of four people with gout have high blood pressure. Another […]

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Gloperba: Liquid Version of Antigout Drug Colchicine

Gloperba is the first liquid version of the anti-gout medication colchicine. It is a red and slightly hazy solution with a cherry flavor. Taken orally like cough syrup, the dosage is 0.6 mg per 5 ml (teaspoon) of colchicine. It became available to the general public in February 2020. With […]

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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 Truth About Using Cannabidiol (CBD) For Gout

In the United States, CBD sales is projected to boom to $23 billion by 2023. This remarkable financial forecast serves as an indicator of the huge demand for a natural alternative to treat various ailments. It’s no surprise some CBD products are marketed just for gout. Let’s be clear from […]

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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 […]