Discover 5 effective gout home remedies that can ease the pain

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Gout is an extremely painful form of arthritis. Gout occurs when there is an over-abundance of uric acid in the body.

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Discover 5 effective gout home remedies that can ease the pain

  1. 1. Discover 5 Effective Gout Home Remedies That Can Ease The Pain
  2. 2. Gout is an extremely painful form of arthritis. Gout occurs when there is an over-abundance of uric acid in the body. This uric acid buildup can lead to: The formation of sharp uric acid crystals being deposited in joints. Uric acid deposit formations resembling small lumps under the skin. Kidney stones from uric acid crystals collecting in the kidneys.
  3. 3. An attack of gout is extremely painful and is usually accompanied by intense pain. Many people experience the first symptoms of gout in their big toe. The toe becomes tender, hot, and even swollen in just a few short hours. Other joints may be similarly affected such as the knees and wrists.
  4. 4. Attacks of gout generally begin in the early morning hours and can last for about a week. Sufferers often lose their appetites and may run a slight fever. Serious complications have been known to occur from gout due to the formation of kidney stones which have been known the cause the kidneys to cease to function.
  5. 5. Gout is debilitating and sometimes prescribed treatments don’t work quite so well. This is why many people turn to gout home remedies for relief.
  6. 6. Diet and exercise have been known to help alleviate the symptoms of gout and there are many gout home remedies that provide sufferers with relief. Often times it is the lifestyle changes that sufferers report making the most difference and many sufferers swear by their home remedies. We’ve included 5 effective gout home remedies in this article to provide you with ideas in controlling the symptoms of gout.
  7. 7. Chill with the Coffee The less coffee that you drink the better you will feel. Get Moving Exercise thins the blood and keeps circulation moving. Avoid having gout crystals collect by staying active.
  8. 8. Avoid Some Meats No, you don’t have to go completely without meat to get relief but cutting meat consumption down can help relieve gout. Meats high in purine aggravate gout and should be avoided. Cheers for Cherries Eating tart cherries inhibits enzymes called cyclooxygenase-1 and -2, which are the targets of anti-inflammatory drugs.
  9. 9. Stay Hydrated Drinking water will help your body to avoid collecting uric acid crystals. Avoid Alcohol Minimize alcohol consumption. Alcohol promotes dehydration and irritates the urinary tract. It is well known that genetics is a primary factor in developing gout. There are other causes and behaviors that also induce gout though. They include:
  10. 10. Being overweight. Excessive alcohol consumption. Certain drugs: insulin, some antibiotics, cyclosporine, low dose aspirin, and others. This is another reason that gout home remedies have become so popular.
  11. 11. Recent surgery. Injury to a joint. High blood pressure. Hypothyroidism. Overconsumption of meats and foods with high purine levels.
  12. 12. In most cases gout home remedies involve changing your behavior, not by preparing various concoctions or eating an over-abundance of a certain food or by avoiding everything under the sun. You cannot change your genes but you can change your lifestyle. Your behavior modification is one of the best gout home remedies you could ever find.
  13. 13. For more in-depth information on exactly what gout is and find out more about natural gout remedies effective gout home remedies, visit http://www.gout-home-remedies.info

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