Gout Management 

Gout can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications.

Gout Management 

Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by the buildup of uric acid in the body. It can be treated with medication and lifestyle changes. Gout attacks are often triggered by eating foods high in purines, such as seafood, meat, and alcohol.

Q. Who is most likely to get gout?

  • overweight/obesity
  • congestive heart failure
  • diabetes
  • family history of gout
  • high blood pressure
  • kidney disease
  • consume high animal proteins
  • significant alcohol intake
  • take diuretics

Q. What are the symptoms of gout?

  • redness
  • stiffness
  • swelling
  • intense pain
  • tenderness
  • warmth in the joints

Q. What foods and drinks contain high purine levels?

  • alcohol
  • red meat and organ meats
  • shellfish
  • gravy
  • high fructose food and drinks
  • protein from animal sources

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