These are mature gout and uric acid articles that have stood the test of time.

  1. ACR Gout Management Principles
    May 30, 2017ACR Gout Management Principles

    I reviewed ACR Gout Management Principles for all gout sufferers. It tells you which principles of gout management are important to you, depending on which type of gout sufferer you are. I introduced GoutPal Hout Sufferer Types in Questions for Gout Sufferers. If you do not know which Gout Sufferer type you are, you should read that introduction first. ACR Gout Management Guidelines American College of Rheumatology (ACR) produced their gout management guidelines in 2012. Specific knowledge about gout and treatment choices have grown since then. But, the principles are sound, and every gout sufferer needs to know them. Even if you have ...

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  2. Ouch! Why does Gout Recovery hurt?
    July 30, 2017Ouch! Why does Gout Recovery hurt?

    This Gout Recovery article explains pain during uric acid lowering. In particular, I explain why you get gout pain in new places during gout recovery. Gout Recovery Audience I wrote Ouch! Why does Gout Recovery hurt? for all gout sufferers who want to lower their uric acid. To clarify, that’s all the types of gout sufferer I identify in Questions for Gout Sufferers, except Gout Victims. But, Gout Victims should also read this. Or else they’ll die. Ouch! Why does Gout Recovery hurt? I’m inspired to write this by James, a gentleman from my gout forums. Because he, like many recovering gout patients ...

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  3. Gouty Tophi In Finger Bone
    August 17, 2017Gouty Tophi In Finger Bone

    Gouty tophi in the finger bone report shows how tophaceous gout can spread throughout the body. Stay safe from uric acid crystals and keep your levels low.

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  4. The Benefits of Calcium When Living With Gout
    August 17, 2017

    Can calcium help your gout diet menu? Gout diet is complicated. Do not just check purines. See if calcium can help improve your gout. Get better gout food.

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  5. Where Is The Gout Food To Avoid?
    October 5, 2017Where Is The Gout Food To Avoid?

    For gout food to avoid, do not look only at the obvious purine lists. As most purines come from your flesh, avoid all excess. Get food facts to avoid gout.

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  6. New Medicine to Target Gout
    October 8, 2017New Medicine to Target Gout

    Arhalofenate is a prospective new gout medicine with a difference. This should lower uric acid and reduce gout flares. Will arhalofenate treat your gout?

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  7. Coffee and Uric Acid
    October 18, 2017Coffee and Uric Acid

    Coffee and uric acid are linked, but we do not know why. There is a small decrease in uric acid as coffee increases. Get facts about coffee-uric acid link.

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  8. Why are tophi important to gout sufferers?
    October 18, 2017Why are tophi important to gout sufferers?

    Why are tophi important? Gout sufferers care about the severe pain of gout attacks, but a single tophus is usually painless. So, what exactly are tophi, and why are they so dangerous to gout sufferers? Tophi is the plural of tophus. A single small tophus is easy to miss, but they grow and clump together, forming large lumps of many tophi. They are not usually painful until they burst skin. Eventually, they grow worse, destroying joints and damaging organs. You must not ignore these lumps, so read on to see how to stop tophi. The form of gout when this particular ...

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  9. How Is Your Krystexxa?
    October 31, 2017

    Krystexxa, the intravenous uric acid lowering developed as pegloticase, has been around a few months now. At least one patient, or rather his wife, has reported good initial results in the gout forum and has promised to keep us updated with progress. Any new treatment is always interesting, and people want to know more about it. The scientists get to have their say in the professional publications, but much more important, is the way treatments affect gout sufferers. Now, gout patients have a chance to tell their story. A leading health magazine is was looking for Krystexxa patients to interview. Please note ...

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  1. Gout and Alcohol: Tequila and Gout
    March 11, 2021Gout and Alcohol: Tequila and Gout

    Tequila and gout is unusual. Many gout sufferers believe alcohol should be avoided. Is there a case for drink in moderation? See a surprising tequila review.

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  2. Is Pork High in Purines?
    March 11, 2021Is Pork High in Purines?

    You need to know about pork and purines. But how high is too high? Learn which pork facts affect your uric acid. Get the answer to Is Pork High in Purines?

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  3. Gout Medications To Avoid Gout By Lower Uric Acid
    March 9, 2021Gout Medications To Avoid Gout By Lower Uric Acid

    To avoid gout, you must lower uric acid. But how to choose the uric acid treatment right for you? Get the complete guide to avoid gout by lower uric acid.

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  4. Fish You Can Eat With Gout
    March 9, 2021Fish You Can Eat With Gout

    The gout foods table for fish helps you establish a gout foundation diet. Then you can look at fish for better uric acid. See Fish You Can Eat With Gout now.

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  5. What Gout Foods Can I Eat?
    March 8, 2021What Gout Foods Can I Eat?

    Every gout sufferer wonders what gout foods they can eat. You can eat most food if you plan meals carefully! See how to eat all your favorite foods with gout.

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  6. What Foods Cause Gout?
    March 6, 2021What Foods Cause Gout?

    What foods cause gout? High purine food over many years is bad. But there are 4 more bad food groups. Make gout food safe. See which foods cause gout.

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  7. Gout Foods Tables Introduction
    March 6, 2021Gout Foods Tables Introduction

    Which gout food should you buy? It’s hard to shop for balanced energy, vitamin C, and iron in a healthy gout diet. See how to start your gout grocery list.

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