Many people associate apple cider vinegar (ACV) with cooking. In fact, it is incredibly popular in the natural health community too since it has shown promise in helping a variety of health problems that include gout. So, does apple cider vinegar help cure gout? While some natural health gurus believe that it can help to treat gout symptoms, other health experts say that it has no realistic role in gout. To be sure, there’s never been much research to support the claim. Since this gout treatment is unproven, it’s a good idea to talk to a doctor before starting this home remedy. Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar For Gout Treatment
Everyone knows that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for health. But it is not necessarily true to gout sufferers. Or in other words, while some are friendly to gouty arthritis some are bad to this disease. So, the question is: what fruits are good for gout? Continue reading Best Fruits for Gout Patients
When it comes to foods that cause gout attack, your first thought may be alcohol, seafood, red meat, and other purine-rich foods. And surprisingly, many patients with this disease think that tomatoes can cause gout as well. This is weird since this vegetable is a low purine food. So, is that true? Next, let’s find out the answer for you. Continue reading Do Tomatoes Cause Gout?
There are many home remedies that can ease a gout attack. And baking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate, is a popular one these days. So, gout patients can consider taking it to alkalize urine and thus prevent uric acid crystallization. However, it should be noted that long-term administration of large doses of this chemical salt can lead to metabolic alkalosis, edema, high blood pressure, and other health problems. Continue reading Does Baking Soda Work for Gout?
Gout is more common in middle-aged and old males and postmenopausal women. Clinically, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are usually prescribed to relieve pain during an attack. Unfortunately, they have side effects. And the long-term effects of some drugs can even contribute to heart disease and stomach problems. Good news for you is that daily drinks of black cherry juice are good for gout patients, according to the latest research report published in Journal of Functional Food. Continue reading Black Cherry Juice for Gout Pain
Cashew nuts are sweet, crisp, delicious, and nutritious. Not surprisingly, many gout sufferers keep asking this question – is cashew nut good for gout? Well, before the answer it is necessary to first settle other two questions – what causes gout and do cashews have some specific ingredients that are beneficial or harmful to this disease? That’s to say, these two questions should be first answered since it is directly related to the first one. Continue reading Cashews and Gout