Tag Archives: Gout Myths
Gout myths make it very hard for gout sufferers to find the right information. I was angry when I first learned how widespread gout misinformation is. So angry, I started this website. And please do not think that gout myths only exist on the Internet. There’s a very good chance that your doctor believes in some of the gout myths. You are going to have to learn why these myths are wrong so you can teach your doctor what is needed to control your gout.
What Is Gout #1? The Pain Measurement Myth
I am running a series of myth articles to try to clarify “What Is Gout?” Gout is really quite simple – an immune reaction to invading uric acid crystals. But many people fail to understand the immune system part of that definition. Also, many people build on the basic misunderstandings, and the Internet has fueled a host of myths about gout. Today I will look at the pain measurement myth – gout patients (and some doctors) who measure the success of gout treatment solely by the reduction or absence of […]
Dangerous Baking Soda For Gout
Baking soda for gout is often pushed as a natural gout treatment. But, it isn’t natural. Because it’s a dangerous chemical that has serious side-effects, even under medical supervision. Here, I explain the dangers of baking soda for gout. Then I describe better, safer alternatives to baking soda when treating gout. Baking Soda for Gout: Introduction Baking Soda for Gout Contents Baking Soda Gout Myth. Baking Soda and Gout is NOT Natural. Baking Soda & Gout Summary. Your Gout & Baking Soda. Baking Soda for Gout References. When I first […]