Gout control can be done at home with a whole array of home remedies that many people have had great success with! But let's first take a look at gout in general.
Gout - What is it?
Gout (sometimes called metabolic arthritis) is a very painful conditon caused by the build-up of uric acid in the joints and tendons. For most people it starts in the big toe but can spread throughout the body. Imagine having bits of ground glass laced in your joints! Ouch! Severe inflammation and tissue damage can result as well as damage to the kidneys, including kidney stones.
When looking at the symptoms and treatment of gout it's easy to see the main goal is to break down those uric acid crystals and avoid getting them in the first place.
What Foods Cause Gout?
It's said that gout is a hereditary condition and people predisposed should avoid the following foods:
All these foods promote the growth of uric crystals so avoid them like the plague!
Gout Control with Home Remedies
Add these foods to your gout menu!
Supplements for Gout:
External Treatments For Gout Control:
Try a CABBAGE POULTICE for gout! Take enough fresh cabbage leaves to cover the painful joints and bruise them with a rolling pin. Apply and cover with an ace bandage or plastic wrap. Leave on at least 30 minutes.
LINAMENT FOR GOUT - To a quart of rubbing alcohol add 1/2 ounce of Eucalyptus oil and 1/2 ounce of Wintergreen oil. Mix thoroughly and apply to those painful joints.
I hope one or more of these gout control tips will give you some relief! Please, please share your own gout remedies below!
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