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Is Drinking Cider Good For Gout
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
If Tart Cherry Juice is good for Gout then would Hard Tart Cherry Cider be a choice to drink rather than take up drinking beer again.?? Red Wine??
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
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
Hi doc, wondering if apple cider vinegar & pomegranate concsntrate juice really good/ suitable for gout treatment? Don't want to rely on pills only
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
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
Skip the drink: If that's a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.
Cherry: Cherry.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Seems to help but...:
As dr. Friedlander advised, I would not rely on this alone, but at http://earthclinic. Com/cures/gout.Html 90% of 86 people who tried apple cider vinegar report at least some benefits (84% strong benefits). Diet, vitamin c and cherry juice are also useful adjuncts to allopurinol. See http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/gout
; http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21705. ...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.
Goiter/gout: No. Check the source of this recommendation. Totally useless. ...Read more
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