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Are there any natural treatments for gout that have been proven to be helpful?

Are there any natural treatments for gout that have been proven to be helpful?

Enriched skim milk?: Treatment no, but decreasing frequency of flare ups maybe so. Just released: drinking skim milk enriched with glycomacropeptide and g600 milk fat extract may help reduce the frequency of painful flare ups. Discuss with your doctor first though! here is the link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_121136.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Avoid foods: Avoid foods that are high in purines. These are broken down into uric acid which in high elevations cause the gouty attacks. Look on line to find these foods. Drink plenty of water. Cherry juice can help lower the uric acid levels as well. ...Read more

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What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

See details: The best treatment is to be on meds such as Allopurinol to normalize serum uric acid levels and prevent future attacks. No natural meds help acute attacks. ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Cherry, h2o, vit c: Cherry juice helps the flares. Vitamin c and good old water (staying hydrated) help prevent flares. Ask your doctor about other treatment. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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Best gout treatment?

Best gout treatment?

Depends: There are several really good treatments for gout. If you are in an active flare, and your kidneys are good, and you are not at risk for an ulcer, indomethocin is very effective and inexpensive. Just be sure to take it with food. If you are not immunocompromised in any way Colchicine is another good treatment, and inexpensive too. If you develop diarrhea stop it right away. Prevention is best! ...Read more

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Which gout treatments work?

Patient specific: Ultimately it's the one that reduces the accumulation of uric acid in your system. Depending on how long the disease has been present and how much damage has occurred secondarily in the joints will influence the treatments effectiveness. Treatments typically start with diet and then a combination of medications that will reduce the accumulation and aid with the excretion of uric acid. ...Read more

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Which gout treatments work best?

Which gout treatments work best?

Varied: There are many different treatments for the various pasts of gouty arthritis. For the acute attacks the inflammation can be treated with colchicine, anti-inflammatory medications( like ibuprofen) or steroids. Other medications may be used to lower the uric acid levels in the blood - like Allopurinol or uloric- for more chronic treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best gout treatment?

Yes: Antiinflammatories, soaking foot in warm epsom salts water, drinking a lot of water, avoid gouty foods. ...Read more

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