Welcome to GoutPal. Please select from the top gout topics below, or catch up with the latest gout news in GoutPal’s Gout Blog. You can see the latest gout blog posts near the foot of this page.
You can also browse the gout guidelines organized into main gout categories, listed below or by using the menu near the top of each page.
Over 10 years, I have gathered many facts about gout. I’ve seen many changes, yet I see Internet sites, and even doctors, recommending practices that are outdated. I know that some of my gout guidelines only affect a small percentage of people. Some pages will affect nearly everyone, but how do you know what is important for your gout?
You can work through the guidelines I’ve listed below on the right. 1-2-3: Symptoms-Treatment-Diet, in that order. When you need clarification, just ask in the gout forum.
You can look down the common questions below on the left. If you have the same questions, see if those links give you answers. If not, just ask in the gout forum.
Or, you can just tell your story in the gout forum now, and I will help you find the starting place that suits you.
Top Gout Topics
Common questions about gout, and popular gout topics include:
If your gout question is not listed here, please search for it, or use the menus at the top of each page. If you still cannot find what you are looking for, just ask in the gout forum.
My gout guidelines, also accessible from the menu at the top of each page, cover all aspects of gout. I have designed them specifically to be done in order.
First, you need to explain your gout symptoms to your doctor, and get a clear gout diagnosis. Ideally, you might find causes of gout that can be cured, but for most gout patients, you will need a plan.
If you do not understand why this order is important, please read my gout guidelines introduction.
Remember, not all these guidelines are relevant to you. The ones that are, often affect people differently. To find out which gout guidelines are important to you, just ask in the gout forum.
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GoutPal is organized into 3 main sections: Symptoms, Treatment, and Diet. I’ve listed the top 3 pages in each section, with links to the complete list for each section. To support those, my other sections are: Favorites, General, Related, Store, and Uric Acid. You can also browse the Gout Index. I have given you a lot of information about gout. It is often easiest to search using the box at the top of every page. Easiest of all is to ask in the gout forum.
Uric acid back pain is serious. Gout back pain is dangerous if not treated immediately. Get help for uric acid and back pain before gout cripples your back.
Doctor, do I really have gout? Why are you not sure? Why say my uric acid is not high? Unanswered gout questions cause stress. Let GoutPal help your gout.
Gout sufferers must avoid Pepto Bismol. Bismuth subsalicylate is bad for gout. Are any products to fight diarrhea safe? Get Pepto Bismol and gout facts now.
Which Gout Treatments for Uric Acid Control is part of the 4th step in your gout treatment plan. Now, you choose gout treatments you will use to lower uric acid. TL;DRRead summary for Uric Acid Control Treatments. In Step 2, you decided that Chronic Gout Treatment is most important to you, at the moment. In the previous ...
Which gout treatments for pain control? Preventative or as required? Which combination works best? Get a personal pain control package. Stop gout pain today
Medical or Natural Gout Treatment? Don’t choose too soon. Make sure you know why you take gout medications. Learn how to check. Get best gout treatment now.
Do you wonder what is the best alcoholic beverage to drink with gout? Why worry about gout and alcohol? Get the facts on how alcoholic drink affects gout.
Do you know why vegan diet is worst for gout? Good gout diet means eating right and avoiding wrong. Get your vegan, vegetarian, meat, and fish gout diets.
What foods cause gout? High purine foods over many years are bad. But there are 4 more bad food groups. Make gout food safe. See which foods cause gout now.
You want help for gout, but where will it come from? A group of gout sufferers can do more than one person alone. Join with others to help fix gout for all.
Gout cures come in many forms. Here we focus on natural products that help cure gout and supplement a good gout diet. Get advice on natural uricosuric meds.
Gout massage lets you relieve gout without medicines. Here is a summary of all important gout relief facts about massage. Read all about massage for gout.
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Understand gout and get the knowledge to control it. Clear symptoms advice, easy treatment plans, and sensible diet help. Get the best way to fix your gout.
What is gout? Do you want the medical definition? It might not help your gout. Gout myths can ruin treatment plans. Get the facts about what gout is to you.
Gout sufferers often say “My gout is killing me!” Meaning that the pain of a gout flare is so severe that death seems the easier option. That might be an exaggeration. But, fatal risks of gout cannot be over-exaggerated. In recent years, advances in imaging technology have allowed scientists to understand gout better. We can now ...
Gout Freedom is my shorthand for the place where your gout treatment is managed correctly. It’s a place where you are free from gout pain. And free from the fear of gout returning. Today is especially significant for gout freedom, for two reasons: A GoutPal member has found Gout Freedom in the old gout forum. My new gout forum is ...
Triggers for gout, and how to beat them. Triggers can be good or bad. Triggers can be medical, food, or external. Learn how to stop your triggers for gout.
Do you take naproxen for gout? First, learn how to take it safely. Then learn how to buy it properly. Get the best deals on Aleve for your gout pain relief.
How do you treat gout? Do not treat it with pointless, useless products! GoutPal reviews all gout supplies. Get the best products to treat your gout now.
GoutPal Membership gives you personal support for your gout. Personal gout help pushes you to take action and fix gout. Get your gout under control today.
Gouty tophi are often ignored as they are usually painless. But see how they grow into your joints and damage them. Get early control to save your joints.
To understand gout, you must understand uric acid. What are 3 ways uric acid causes gout pain? How can you beat them? Learn why uric acid control is vital.
Can a sauna or sweating help your gout? Studies don’t give definite answers, but they do indicate one danger. See the secret of using heat to help your gout