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What could be some causes for reoccurring gout in an individual that is athletic and diet is all in moderation. Some alcohol 3-4 per week?. Thanks!
Gout causes : Gout can be related to diet but sometimes no specific dietary influences are found. It's often due to a metabolic defect whereby you produce too much uric acid. This can then crystalize in a joint and cause severe pain. Have you had your uric acids level checked ? If it's raised and you are having recurrent attacks you might want to consider a medication called allopurinol. ...Read more
Had first gout attack 3 months ago, since then I've made a real effort to change diet, cut out alcohol, lose weight, but having attacks now. Normal?
Yes: Diet is one contributing factor to but certain characteristics of your body also play a role. Your body is either over producing uric acid or not eliminating enough uric acid. That Is WHY you are having attacks. A doctor can prescribe medicine to help you with that. Also, certain arthritic conditions can mimic gout so a thorough workup would be a very good idea. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Makes it worse: Alcohol increases the level of uric acid, which is the chemical responsible for gout in predisposed individuals. In some people, gout only occurs when they are drinking. The byproducts of alcohol are excreted preferentially to the byproducts of uric acid, raising their levels, in some people raising them markedly. People with gout should not use alcohol, or drink very sparingly. ...Read more
Can gout be a symptom of withdrawl from alcohol, particularly after excessive alcohol consumption over many years?
Gout diet: Generally, i recommend patients avoid or severely cut down on red meats, organ meats, shellfish. Also you should avoid or severely reduce alcohol, soda intake as these often cause a diuretic effect (makes you urinate) which may dehydrate and increase uric acid levels causing gout. Drink plenty of water if exercising. You may want to avoid protein supplements as well. ...Read more
No and no: Cider does not help with gout and drinking cider vinegar is even worse. Popular websites talk about apple cider vinegar and how it prevents gout. It does not. It strips the enamel from your teeth and burns your esophagus. Other problems can also occur. Vinegar pills are also not safe. ...Read more
How do I help my grandfather who is an alcoholic? He doesn't seem to think its a problem and is starting to have health problems: gout.. Which is assoc. With drinking
Really?: Eno is an over the counter antacid brand, produced by GlaxoSmithKline. Its main ingredients are sodium bicarbonate, sodium carbonate, and citric acid. It substitutes for baking powder. Would recommend you avoid unproven internet "cures" and consult your doctor for appropriate treatment with gout-directed medications. ...Read more
Gout is high uric : acid in your body that deposits in a joint causing inflammation. You either underexcrete or overproduce uric acid depending on your particular case. Alcohol is the chief offended but many foods rich in purine are culprits. Cheese and organ meats are the most common. The big toe is the most common joint affected. See a doctor to figure out if a prescription agent is warranted. cherry juice can help ...Read more
What crystals cause gout? Is there a particular food or drink I can avoid, to avoid eating or drinking whatever makes the crystals?
Sodium urate crystal: People with gout have an elevated uric acid and this can lead to the production of monosodium urate crystals that can precipitate in the tissues and in the joints and cause the gout attacks. In the susceptible individual alcohol, red meat can worsen this. Fortunately there are medications that can control and bring down the uric acid level and help prevent further attacks. ...Read more
Hi I'm 34 and am suffering from gout. My question is... I smoke marijauna daily , will it make my gout worse? I don't drink at all.
Does coffee increase the amount of uric acid in the body? I drink maybe 8 cups per day. Could this be the cause of my gout?
Coffee seems to help:
Actually, drinking coffee seems to reduce the risk of gout and is not the cause! see http://www.Arthritis.Org/research/funded-research/research-update/journal-summaries/coffee-gout-risk/
however, diet does have a big effect on gout. For a good summary of ways to reduce risk of gout including diet, supplements and herbs see http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/gout-000070.Htm. ...Read more
What could have caused my gout? 47 years old..never had gout..don't drink..low red meat..excellent health..work out hard 4 times a week.
Too much protein: in the form of purines. Avoid organ meats or sausage ...Read more
I have gout and have just taken Celebrex. Am I able to drink a pain pill as well such as Nurofen or any other pill? Please advise
Got gout attack once a month even control food intake and drink 2.5 Liter a day. Back to normal after taken colchicine and painkiller. Is it normal?
I have high uric acid levels. I also have only one kidney. I seldom eat red meat. I don't drink. Could there be a connection? I have mild gout.
Overdid it with food and drink this weekend. Early stage gout outbreak, walking is tough. What to do? No access to doctor right now
SOME OTC may help: A gouty attack can be very painful. Sorry for not being able to get medical help. Make sure you stay well hydrated--no alcohol. Anyhow, we often prescribe a powerful antiinflammatory medication called Indocin (indomethacin) for gouty attack. Motrin/aleve are similar medicines and may provide some relief. The prescription dosage of Motrin =600 or 800mg 3x/day. Aleve =naproxen 500mg 2x/day. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
To cut down on my soda drinking , I add lemon juice (from concentrate) to a glass of ice water. Can the lemon juice affect my gout?
Gout: when on allopurinol, can I drink less fluid than recommended (e. G. 1.5 liter a day ) if i alcalize water? What urine pH is a target?
Is it ok to drink protein powder (whey protein) if I have gout? I used to love this as a breakfast supplement but now am not sure if it's a good idea
After an evening out of drinking beer, I often get pain in my foot along the outer side and acoss the top. Not in toe like gout. Indicin resolves it.?
Read on: Beer is one of the worst things for gout flare ups. As. A person with gout for over 30 years I have only had it in my big toe twice. Frequently I have it exactly where u describe it foot as well as ankle knees elbows fingers wrists etc. See ur dr have ur uric acid level checked. ...Read more
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