Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that can cause extreme pain in the joints, most often in the big toe. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of gout.
Am I at risk for gout? This article lists common risk factors, including diet, age, gender, and alcohol use, that increase the chance of developing gout.
When a person is at risk for gout, lifestyle changes can be made in order to prevent a gout attack. These include diet and exercise...
Without treatment and prevention, gout can become chronic. Read about how to manage pain during a flare-up, as well as prevent future gout attacks.
Read an informative article about how high levels of uric acid, or hyperuricemia, leads to gout.
Purines are chemical compounds in food known to cause gout. Read about which foods to avoid when trying to prevent a gout attack.