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Mild gout attack? What are mild gout symptoms? June 1, 2020Mild gout attack? What are mild gout symptoms?Hello all, about a year and a half ago I had my first gout attack and since then I have had a further two attacks. All three were within 6 months of one another, in my ankles, and were excruciatingly painful. I haven’t had an attack in 12 months. Yesterday I noticed a dull ache in ...

Can drinking club soda help my gout? June 1, 2020Can drinking club soda help my gout?“Gout and club soda raises interesting questions. Can fizzy water help gout? Yes, with a couple of warnings. See the truth before wasting money on gout cures.” Thousands of gout sufferers have asked about club soda and gout. So, I’ve summarized some key points from old discussions: Subject Facts Discussion Summary Soda Water and Gout Best Home Remedies For Gout: Water Gout ...

Review Is Allopurinol A Lifetime Drug May 23, 2020Review Is Allopurinol A Lifetime DrugAs I attempted to answer a question about allopurinol vacations today, I referred to Is Allopurinol A Lifetime Drug. I believe this is an important principle for Gout Seekers. Because many gout sufferers veer away from uric acid therapy. I’ve had this myself. In the prime of your life, you see the specter of lifelong medication. ...

Smoked Salmon and Gout May 23, 2020Smoked Salmon and GoutHey guys, I was thinking to eat like 150 g/smoked salmon / week divided in two portions, what do you think, will this affect too much. Also I am thinking of having like 700 ml of red wine once per week or at two weeks. . Am I crazy:))? Will this affect my uric acid levels ...

Strawberries, Gout, and Histamines May 23, 2020Strawberries, Gout, and HistaminesI was an ambitious/sensitive/hardworking/anxiety prone/perfection seeking individual. All of these lead to chronic health issues, high blood pressure and diabetes by 30 (10 years back). on medications for a few years. Also, I ended up having cholesterol and thyroid problems. so decided to go for naturopathy instead of standard medicines. I first had my gout attack in 2007. Until last year (June 2016), I used to have occasional gout attacks 1/2 or max 3 times a year. Till date, maximum reading for uric acid is 7.3(Over 50+ tests in 10 years). Due to some stresses, attacks became frequent, once a month kind of from June 2016 until April/May 2017. I could not tolerate it and went to my doctor and he suggested allopurinol/febuxostat. I was somehow not keen on using the medicine as I already had enough. Started with Naturopathy treatment from September 2017... sprouts+fruits as breakfast and low cal veg food with 0 salt, 0 oil. All my problems were vanishing and I am not on medication for bp, diabetes, and cholesterol. Then the twist happened. I ate chicken (roughly 100 gm with very little oil/salt). Exactly a week later, had an attack. 2 weeks later, ate some river fish (probably 250 gm cooked in very little oil/salt and the one not associated with high uric acid) and a week later had another attack. Then I stopped eating non-vegetarian food totally.

Gout with normal uric acid levels? May 23, 2020Gout with normal uric acid levels?I’m new to this forum. I was diagnosed with gout in 2014 by a podiatrist after getting an x-ray during what appeared to be an acute gout attack. The pain in my big toe was so intense I was unable to walk without crutches for a couple of weeks even on painkillers. ...

Why I had a Gout Attack after the previous one ? May 20, 2020Why I had a Gout Attack after the previous one ?Hi everybody ! I would like to ask this question. I had a painful gout attack 2 weeks ago and yesterday I was almost cured again. I began to drink water, a lot. I began to take C Vitamin, Magnesium, a lot of vegetables, sodium bicarbonate, etc… I believed an alkaline protocol would cure my pain ...

Are Gall Bladder Removal and Gout Related? May 18, 2020Are Gall Bladder Removal and Gout Related?Gall Bladder Removal and Gout I had my gall bladder removed a few years ago and since then I have noticed the gout creeping in. Is there any significance with that? Because of the digestion changing (no gall bladder). That message from a lapsed GoutPal member started a long discussion about gout and gallbladder. Keith concluded: Is there a ...

Hemp protein powder for Gouty Vegan May 18, 2020Hemp protein powder for Gouty VeganWanting to buy a hemp protein powder flavoured with chocolate. Because it would be really handy for me on days when I’m on the go and just want to incorporate some different sources of protein in my diet. Can anyone see the problem this could cause in bringing on a gout attack? I’ve researched hemp ...

Alcohol abstinence and Gout Flares May 17, 2020Alcohol abstinence and Gout FlaresI have been a heavier drinker than I should be for years which is how I originally discovered my gout. I recently took a break from drinking(I have abstained for 20 days). A few weeks prior to that I increased my Allopurinol from 50 mg to 100 mg per doctors suggestion. Since I quit ...

Allopurinol makes me drowsy. Should I take it at night? May 17, 2020Allopurinol makes me drowsy. Should I take it at night?Hi; I’ve been reading on my script that Allopurinol can cause drowsiness. Is this true? I’m always tired so maybe I can take it at night? Is it OK to take at night? Thanks !!~ Eb

Lingering pain & weakness 6 weeks after gout flare May 17, 2020Lingering pain & weakness 6 weeks after gout flareThe purpose of this topic is to help you get the right information about lingering gout pain from your doctor. Because it covers several related matters that help you learn what questions to ask your doctor about gout pain duration. Then you can understand why your gout is lasting so long. So I urge you ...

Lasix (furosemide) as a cause of Secondary Gout May 15, 2020Lasix (furosemide) as a cause of Secondary GoutIn Diuretics Cause Gout, I explain how many diuretics, prescribed for various health problems, can cause gout. Also, because gout usually stops when we change to gout-friendly diuretics, we call this secondary gout. Among the list of diuretics in that explanation is a loop-diuretic: furosemide. Which is normally sold under the Lasix brand. As Lasix is ...


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