Category: Gout Facts

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Top 5 Critical Preventative Controls for Gout

In the past few years I’ve been having Gout attacks because I have violated one or more of these controls. I call these the . Maintaining your body and meeting each of these control is critical to preventing your Gout...

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Stool analysis, a better approach for gout diagnosis?

The problem Almost all clinical diagnosis of gout requires performing blood tests for blood uric acid concentration. However recent studies suggests that the This is because individuals suffered from gout are frequently in a stressed state, which causes reflective secretion...

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14 Things you may not know about Gout

1. High UA levels don’t always mean Gout While 23 to 34 million Americans have levels, only 8 million actually have gout. Even when a joint suddenly swells and heats up, the only way to know it’s Gout is to...

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Gout Pathogenesis Cycle

The Gout Pathogenesis Cycle The origin and development of Gout can be described in the cycle below starting from 0 – 6 and repeats from 1 – 6. 0. Hyperuricemia Attack starts on the joint. 1. Tophus Formation Crystals Forms...

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The Four Stages of Gout

Stage 1: Asymptomatic hyperuricemia In this stage, a person has elevated levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia), but no other symptoms. Treatment is usually not required. Stage 2: Acute gout, or acute gouty arthritis In this stage, hyperuricemia...

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What is gout?

Ouch! What is this !@#$ing pain? So you woke up in the middle of the night holding your big toe and you’re screaming what’s this excruciating tingling pain? Congratulations! You may just have gout! Gout is a form of arthritis...