Category Archive: Gout

Oct 16

Gout Triggers

Gout has been traced to the ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romans.  Its name is derived from he Latin, gutta.  Hippocrates I 400 BC thought that the cause was and imbalance of the four humours.  He referred to gout as “the unwalkable disease”.  During this time it was thought that all disease came from an imbalance …

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Oct 16

Gout Diet Considerations

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While we can’t totally prevent gout with diet, there are some considerations to help alleviate the symptoms.  High levels of uric acid do not have any symptoms themselves and show up in an attack of gout or kidney stones.  The goal is to help reduce the uric acid in the blood stream and subsequently reduce …

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