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Doctor insights on: Herbal Remedy Gout Prevention

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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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Treatment & prevention of gout, is euicelax of any use or is this pure marketing ?Http:

Sounds fishy.: This herbal prep is not part of any standard therapy -site says #1 doctor recommended!. Allopurinol is a great drug for preventing gout. Colchicine (colcrys), Colchicine / probenecid , non steroidal anti-iinflammatory drugs, and Prednisone are great drugs for treating acute gout. Gout is often unpredictable. You may spend a lot of money on euicelax before you discover it doesn't really work. ...Read more

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For gout.. Do you know of any alternative treatment other then allupurinol to lower uric acid, for prevention of gout episodes?

For gout.. Do you know of any alternative treatment other then allupurinol  to lower uric acid, for prevention of gout episodes?

Yes: Gout is caused by your body's poor handling of proteins called purines. A diet low in purines certainly helps. Also, stay well hydrated. This helps prevent uric acid kidney stones as well as reduces joint attacks. Anecdotally, cherry juice seems to help as well. Have your uric acid checked regularly and if these methods aren't enough, take Allopurinol or uloric. Gout destroys joints. ...Read more

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What are some herbal remedies for gout?

None: None work including cherry juice once the attack has started. You need to normalize your serum uric acid with Allopurinol to prevent joint damage, kidney stones and arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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Can you help me find some herbal remedies for gout?

Can you help me find some herbal remedies for gout?

Consider diet change: Consider researching a low purine diet. Purines are a breakdown of protein that convert to uric acid. You may be greatly surprised at the number of foods that are part of a healthy diet that are high in purines that could trigger gout: oatmeal, mushrooms, asparagus, tuna, etc. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good herbal remedy for a cold?

Docs, what's a good herbal remedy for a cold?

Cold Remedies: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day.* for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Which herbal remedy for pseudotumor cerebriis considered the best?

Which herbal remedy for pseudotumor cerebriis considered the best?

Pseudotumor cerebri: I am not aware of any herbal treatment for pseudotumor cerebri - this is usually treated, in the more severe cases by placement of shunt to divert the CSF from the spine to the belly. ...Read more