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The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Possibly: While not all cases of gout cause fever and headaches, it is seen in some patients. This is especially important to note as the "gout" attack may not be gout at all and possibly a infected arthritis or septic (infected) joint. These require medical attention. A headache with gout is generally not associated unless fever is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband is having a headache every morning, he is 59 and taking high blood pressure, cholesterol, gout medication. Why does it occur? Thanks
the clue may be : Gout. Gout is caused by a build up of uric acid. Its metabolism is related to sugar in the diet. I would suggest that he gets rid of all sugar in all its different forms. It might improve all his symptoms! if it does not work because it doesn't for everyone, you have lost nothng. ...Read more
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Adjust diet / take R: Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat only complex, low glycemic carbs. Drink 3 liters per day. Take allopurinol daily. Achieve ideal wt. Tart cherry juice for acute attack ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What foods are good for the gout? He has had the gout since easter, and has been taking indomethizde?
Good : Good and elaborated are both answers to your question , by drs fox and weiss. Gout is a systemic disease that should be tretaed by the rheumatologist , who is also an internist . The entire physiopathology was extensively explained , and as you can read , there are no foods good for goutu , but foods that con lessen the attacks and the frecuency and the acumulation of that pool of uric acid. The ideal number for long term control for the " normal " uric acid level should be no higher than six and that could be obatined with je two meds mentioned by dr weiss. Colchicine could be used to reduce the frecuency of acute episodes, when taken daily on a long term basis on a patient that has frecuent acute attacks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please help! what is the best way for an elderly person to control gout and still enjoy eating the foods he wants?
My hubby is 28 years old he jhad already gout, what kind of food he need to eat and food thats not good for his situation?
Best proteins, carbs: To prevent gout recurrence, work toward ideal weight. And replace refined (white) carbs with complex carbs (whole grains/veggies). Stop sodas and drinks or foods with added fructose. Decrease beer (especially) and distilled alcohol (some wine ok). For protein decrease meat & others with saturated fats. Increase protein from low fat dairy and plant sources. For some people fatty meals cause flares. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?
Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Uric acid: Gout is over accumulation of uric acid in the body. A gouty arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains possible. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. Gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Elevated uric acid: Uric acid is a breakdown product that builds up in the blood. In people with gout it can be due to the body making too much and/or not excreting it efficiently. There can be many medical reasons for the build up of uric acid.This can lead to the production of monosodium urate crystals that can precipitate in the tissues and joints and cause the gout attack: evaluation and treatment depends. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment: There is no cure but medicines and a change in lifestyle may help reduce the painful attacks of gout. Certain drugs such as colchicine and anti-inflammatories relieve the joint pain of a gout flare. Other drugs such as allopurinol reduce the body's uric acid and help prevent attacks of gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, sometimes: Gout does run in families. To lessen the risk of developing gout, lose weight if you are overweight. Reduce the amount of red meat and shellfish you eat. Reduce the amount of alcohol and high fructose processed food that you eat. Eat more grains, vegetables, and low fat dairy products. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uric acid: In gout, uric acid over accumulates in the body. When the uric acid crystallizes, it forms microscopic needle shaped crystals. A gout arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer