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What kind of fish, meat and vegetables should a person with gout avoid?

What kind of fish, meat and vegetables should a person with gout avoid?

Shell fish: If you have gout you should avoid any shell fish, red meat, alcohol, sweets, and fried foods. Check with your doctor to avoid having recurrent gout attacks that can damage your joints. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

A form of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, ...Read more


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What kind of fish, meat are the ones a person with gout should avoid?

What kind of fish, meat are the ones a person with gout should avoid?

Shellfish, organ: Meats are the most common ones i've found in practice. Occasionally sardines or anchovies in the fish category. You can look up a complete list of foods to minimize in the diet, including legumes. ...Read more

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What food to eat and what to avoid when a person is suffering through gout problem, my father, aged 62, also a blood pressure patient?

What food to eat and what to avoid when a person is suffering through gout problem, my father, aged 62, also a blood pressure patient?

Diet and gout: Avoid meats and most importantly, avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol are doubly potent against gout. Avoid these. Also, if you are able, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down even more ...Read more

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What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

Low purines: Google low purine or gout diet to see the foods low in purines to eat and those high in purines to avoid. Purines are important in making uric acid, the cause for gout. If you do not secrete enough uric acid or over porduce uric acid, you may come down with an acute gout attack. Force fluids, always. Stay well hydrated and follw this diet as best you can. Follow with pcp/ with rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What foods are okay for avoiding gout attacks?

What foods are okay for avoiding gout attacks?

Cherry juice: The only food that has data suggesting it may help is cherry juice. Food to avoid are alcohol (especially) and shellfish. ...Read more

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How to avoid getting gout?

Avoid purine rich: Foods like alcohol, organ meats, and cheeses. Eat or drink cherry juice which helps clear your system of excess uric acid ...Read more

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Is there an easy diet to follow to avoid gout flare?

Is there an easy diet to follow to avoid gout flare?

Yes: Limit meat, poultry and fish. Animal proteins are high in purine. Avoid or severely limit high-purine foods, such as organ meats, herring, anchovies and mackerel. Red meat (beef, pork and lamb), fatty fish and seafood (tuna, shrimp, lobster and scallops) are associated with increased risk of gout. Because all meat, poultry and fish contain purines, limit your intake to 4 to 6 ounces (113 to 170 gr. ...Read more

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What foods other than meat should be avoided in gout ?

What foods other than meat should be avoided    in gout ?

Foods in Gout: Avoid fatty foods and limit alcohol intake. Avoid high-fructose corn syrup such as found in some soft drinks or some juice drinks. Here is a helpful article from the Mayoclinic since I don't have a lot of room here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/gout-diet/art-20048524 ...Read more

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Can there be an easy diet to follow to avoid gout flare ups?

Can there be an easy diet to follow to avoid gout flare ups?

Gout diet: Lowering uric acid: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/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 L /day. ...Read more

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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 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

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What are all the foods and supplements to avoid with gout?

Avoid: Shell fish, sardines, nuts, wine/beer, excessive brocholli and cheeses as well as red meats. ...Read more

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I am having chrounic gout but recently had a attack afICINter a duration of 10 years or so. pl suggest me the BEST PROVEN MEDICINE in Allopathy or preferably in HOMEOPATHY for immediate relief.A lso suggest best diet to avoid GOUT attack. th

Get a Consult.: There are far too many options and consideration that are available for the treatment of gout. It is simply to much to discuss with the limited space available. You need to consult one of the many specialists who are experienced with the effective treatment of long term gout. ...Read more

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How effective is allopurinol to avoid gout?

How effective is allopurinol to avoid gout?

Very!: Allopurinol has been around for some time is is really quite safe. Rare side-effects do occur, but I have not seen them. When Allopurinol is started (or uloric) start at a low dose and work up. Lowering uric acid in the blood to0 quickly will precipate a gout attack, which is a major reason for using pre-dose Colchicine and/or an anti-inflammatory drug.Used properly, gouty arthritis need not be! ...Read more

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What kind of food should my mom avoid? She has gout again but this time it's in her left toe

What kind of food should my mom avoid? She has gout again but this time it's in her left toe

See below: She needs to be on medications such as Allopurinol but she should avoid organ meats, red meat, seafood, alcohol, and sugary carbonated drinks. ...Read more

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My husband a sore slightly swollen elbow could it be gout, is so what foods to avoid?

My husband a sore slightly swollen elbow could it be gout, is so what foods to avoid?

Not likely!: The elbow is affected, but not without other joints in the lower extremity also being stricken. The most common cause for elbow swelling is olecranon bursitis! the are many causes for this. The most\ serious is infection. Have him see a doctor. Gout really cannot be completely controlled by diet. Improved-yes. Controlled, no! ...Read more

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