Ouch!!!!! That joint bloody hurts……is it GOUT?

What is Gout? Gout is a painful condition that develops in some people who have chronically high blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia). Not everyone with high uric acid levels develops gout. Generally up to two-thirds of individuals with hyperuricemia never develop symptoms. The symptoms of gout result from the body’s reaction to deposition of these uric acid crystal in our bodies. Uric acid crystals have a tendency in deposit themselves in joints hence joints are the most commonly affected part of the body. The crystals however can...

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Gout and Hyperuricaemia

Gout and Hyperuricaemia

LOW PURINE DIET GUIDE What is gout and hyperuricaemia? Gout is a kind of arthritis (inflammation of the joint) caused by too much uric acid in the joints. The acid causes joint pain. Hyperuricaemia is a raised level of uric acid in the blood. This may make it more likely for you to develop gout. Who can get gout? If you eat a lot of foods that are rich in purines, you may get gout. Some of these foods are listed below. You may get gout if you’re overweight, drink alcohol or have high cholesterol. Men have gout more often than...

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