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How to Fight Gout Pain With Your Diet

The Washington State Fruit Commission, our largest cherry producer, can fund reviews that cherry-pick studies on the anti-inflammatory effects of cherries in a petri dish and animal models. But what w…

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20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

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7 Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Many people believe the best way to start the day is with a bowl of cereal, whole wheat toast with margarine and a glass of OJ. But many foods considered "healthy" are exactly the opposite. I agree…

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Uric Acid Caused by Meat and Sugar

Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today? Our story starts about 15 million years ago. It was the Miocene epo…

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Santa Claus Goes Public About His Gout

The December issue of North Pole News featured Santa hobbling around with a large, painful, swollen big toe. It seems it all started after he ate a large burger and a beer. It started up so quickly it…

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Gout or Pseudogout?

Gout and pseudogout closely resemble each other, but if you look closely, they each have very different characteristics. Find out what we're talking about in this video.…

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Preventing Gout Flare-Ups

Unlike many other types of arthritis, gout flare-ups are entirely preventable if you know what the most common triggers are. Watch this to find out more.…

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Treating Gout

The goal of gout treatment is to reduce pain and stop the progression of the disease. Which drugs do the job? Watch this video to learn.…

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Gout Symptoms

A gout attack comes with some very specific and identifiable symptoms. Take a look at this video to learn about the most common ones.…

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What is Gout?

Gout is an arthritic disease that's been around for centuries, but do you actually know what causes it? Watch this video to learn more.…

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