Gout Blog Posts

Have a Gout-Friendly Holiday

Check out these smart substitutions you can make to keep holiday feasts from becoming triggers for gout attacks.

Top 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat

If you've heard good things about an anti-inflammatory diet and you're ready to try it, these 8 options can get you started.

6 Ways to Deal with Painful Gout Attacks

Gout attacks can be sudden and excruciatingly painful. These 6 measures can help you combat the pain and find relief.

4 Ways Gout and Pseudogout Are Different

Gout and pseudogout share some characteristics, but are separate conditions. This comparisons of the 2 conditions can help you understand the difference.

How to Prevent the Next Gout Attack

If you've experienced a gout attack, you may wonder if another attack is inevitable. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help prevent them.

4 Types of Arthritis That Cause Sacroiliac Joint Pain

The sacroiliac (SI) joints that join the spine to the pelvis can cause pain and inflammation when they’re affected by arthritis. Find out what types are prone to cause SI joint pain.

Researchers Discover Why Mainline Gout Drug Is Not Effective for Many

The medication allopuinol is helpful to many people with gout for preventing future attacks, but for others it's not so effective. Now researchers think they know why.

Generic Option Returns for Important Gout Medication

Colchicine has long been used as a reliable way to combat the pain and swelling of an acute gout attack—and now it's available in the U.S. in generic form.

Gout Attacks Strike Mostly at Night

A new study confirms what many people with gout have experienced: that attacks are much more likely at night.

Being Overweight Linked to Gout Risk

A new meta-analysis of multiple studies confirms that being overweight or obese raises risk for gout. Find out how you can manage your weight, plus other risk factors for gout.

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