Condition Center: Gout

Gout: A Family Affair

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that affects millions of people around the world. Now researchers think you might place some of the blame on your...

Watch Out for Gout

Sometimes treating one problem can put you at a higher risk for a different health condition. For example, some blood pressure medications can increa...

More Weight, More Gout

As rates of obesity continue to increase, more and more Americans are developing diseases tied to their excess weight. According to a recent study, g...

Arthritic Double Whammy

It was once thought that patients with rheumatoid arthritis were unlikely to get gout. Now it looks like that is not the case.

A Cherry On Top for Gout Patients

The pain of gout comes in episodes. That is, patients go through periods of intense pain that come and go. Now, it seems eating cherries may help ...

Guidance for Gout

When a gout attack begins, the pain starts suddenly and can be crushing. To help doctors and patients prevent these attacks, the American College ...

Whats Behind Teen Hypertension

Doctors may have found a new marker capable of suggesting a teen suffers from high blood pressure. Abnormal levels of uric acid, a build-up associ...

Nothing Medieval About Gout

Not just something for the history books, gout is all too real. One in ten Americans over the age of 70 will experience at least one attack of gou...

What You Can Do About Managing Gout

Living with gout can be like sitting on a ticking time bomb. An attack can come on unexpectedly and be excruciatingly painful, even crippling.

A Dose of Dairy for Your Joints

Diet can play a large role in the prevention of chronic pain conditions. Low-fat dairy products, for example, may reduce the risk of gout. So, is ...