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Is drinking cider good for gout ?

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

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Gout: can be helped with drinking fluids to flush out uric acid to reduce symptoms. I have no direct knowledge of using Apple cider vinegar as a benefit, however, I have hard that cherry juice may help reduce symptoms. Best to ask your doctor if you are not sure. ...Read more

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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

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

Yes: Diet has very little influence on serum uric acid levels. However, if you have gout you should be on allopurinol to normalize serum uric acid level and prevent future attacks. ...Read more

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Any tips? What should I avoid eating and drinking if I have gout?

Any tips? What should I avoid eating and drinking if I have gout?

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

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What is the best alcohol to drink with gout?

Better to stay away: Alcohol should be avoided with gout since drinking can often bring on an attack or make it worse. ...Read more

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Does drinking coffee increase the severity of a gout attack?

No: Coffee should not have an effect on the gout attack. There has been some evidence that coffee can decrease your risk of future attacks. ...Read more

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