Out with Gout

28 Oct

A healthy diet can lower the risk of gout, a painful inflammation of the joints that strikes eight million U.S. adults. A major risk factor: high blood levels of uric acid. Researchers randomly assigned 103 people with high blood pressure … Read More »

Facts About Gout

20 Mar

Gout, which is on the rise in the U.S., is a type of inflammatory arthritis that usually attacks one or two joints (most often the big toe). The cause is a build-up of microscopic. needle-shaped uric-acid crystals that trigger intense … Read More »