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                               conditions/gout
•   Type of arthritis
•   Caused by elevated uric acid levels in blood
•   Symptoms: inflammation, swelling, extreme pain
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• Excess uric acid may lead to destruction of joints,
  kidney stones and permanent kidney damage
• Hereditary – body’s in...
• Obesity, heavy alcohol consumption, high blood
  pressure may increase risk
• Other diseases which cause increased uric ...
•   Big toe most common site
•   Swelling
•   Redness
•   Sharp, intolerable pain
•   Feelings of warmness
•   Inflammatio...
• Decrease risk by decreasing food intake
  containing purines, which produce uric acid when
  broken down by the body
• C...
• Natural gout treatments available
• Positive, holistic approach to managing gout and
  eliminate gout symptoms quickly
•...
• At Megavista Health, we focus on positive, holistic
  health and nutrition.
• Learn more about gout and other health con...
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Gout Symptoms and Treatments

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Gout is a type of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream. Gout symptoms include inflammation, swelling and extreme pain. It is caused by crystal deposits in the joints as a result of excess uric acid. Gout is more common in me

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Gout Symptoms and Treatments

  1. 1. http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health- conditions/gout
  2. 2. • Type of arthritis • Caused by elevated uric acid levels in blood • Symptoms: inflammation, swelling, extreme pain • Crystal deposits in joints from excess uric acid • More common in men • Very common condition • Women more likely to experience gout after menopause • One of most frequently diagnosed conditions
  3. 3. • Excess uric acid may lead to destruction of joints, kidney stones and permanent kidney damage • Hereditary – body’s inability to process uric acid • Normally, uric acid dissolves in bloodstream, passes through kidneys and is excreted in urine
  4. 4. • Obesity, heavy alcohol consumption, high blood pressure may increase risk • Other diseases which cause increased uric acid: leukemia, lymphoma, hemoglobin disorders • Other events: dehydration, surgery, joint injury • Effective gout remedies can control gout attacks and avoid painful gout
  5. 5. • Big toe most common site • Swelling • Redness • Sharp, intolerable pain • Feelings of warmness • Inflammation • Attacks can be sudden – a few hours to a few days • One attack makes future attacks likely
  6. 6. • Decrease risk by decreasing food intake containing purines, which produce uric acid when broken down by the body • Cut back on seafood and red meat • Reduce alcohol consumption • Increase low-fat dairy and whole grain consumption • Lose weight if overweight
  7. 7. • Natural gout treatments available • Positive, holistic approach to managing gout and eliminate gout symptoms quickly • Become pain free • Learn about natural gout remedies: • http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health-condit
  8. 8. • At Megavista Health, we focus on positive, holistic health and nutrition. • Learn more about gout and other health conditions by visiting: • http://www.megavista-health.com

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