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Gout is among the most painful types of arthritis. Learn how diet and medication help prevent gout attacks.
  1. Gout Cause / Diagnosis (19)
  2. Gout Diet (19)
  3. Gout Medications
  4. Gout Prevention (13)
  5. Gout Quizzes (5)
  6. Gout Research
  7. Gout Symptoms (14)
  8. Gout Treatment (20)
  9. Pseudogout / CPPD

What Are Gout Tophi?
Tophi, sodium urate monohydrate crystal deposits, can form during the advanced stage of gout.

What Is Gout?
Gout is recognized as one of the most painful and disabling types of arthritis.

Facts About Gout
Gout is an intensely painful type of arthritis. Learn more about cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of gout.

Gout - 10 Things You Should Know
Gout is an intensely painful type of arthritis. Here are 10 things you should know if you suspect gout.

Gout Screening Quiz
Gout is one of the most painful types of arthritis. Do you have symptoms which are associated with gout? Do you have a lifestyle which increases the risk factors associated with gout?

How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Gout
Gout symptoms are very painful and are caused by monosodium urate crystals in joints and surrounding tissues. Gout symptoms can occur with more frequency if untreated.

Gout Attack Explained
A gout attack causes sudden and intense joint pain. Most often, a gout attack affects a single joint but a few joints may be involved.

Gout Management - 2012 ACR Guidelines
The American College of Rheumatology released recommendations to educate patients on preventing gout attacks and to offer doctors guidance for longterm management of gout.

Is There a Gout Cure?
People diagnosed with gout are anxious to know if there is a cure.

Gout Information
Essential gout information will help you recognize symptoms and manage the disease.

Gout Risk Factor Quiz
A risk factor increases your chances of developing gout but it is not certain that you will develop the disease. What factors increase the risk of developing gout?

The Gout Quiz - Test Your Knowledge
How much do you know about gout? You probably heard of it, but do you know the difference between purines and probenecid? Do you know what you need to do to prevent gout attacks? Does your lifestyle put you at risk for gout?

The Gout Diet Quiz
Gout is one of the forms of arthritis most affected by diet. Take our quiz about gout and diet and test your knowledge and see if you know what foods to eat and what foods to avoid if you have gout.

Is It Gout or Pseudogout?
Gout and pseudogout are similar in some ways yet different in other ways. The term pseudogout means "false gout". How much do you know about both diseases? Take our quiz.

How to Treat Gout With Diet and Medication
Gout can be managed with a low-purine diet and medications that control pain, inflammation, and uric acid levels.

Gout 101 / The Gout Guide: Free E-Course Newsletter
We have designed our free newsletter e-course to guide you to better understand gout. Learn more about gout basics, history, cause, diagnosis, treatment options, prevention, gout diet, gout medications, and gout research.

Guide to Gout
Learn more about all aspects of gout including symptoms, treatment and research.

Gout Diet - Foods to Eat
People with gout are often advised what not to eat, but what should they eat?

Gout Diet - Foods To Avoid
Information on recommended dietary changes with gout, specifically foods to avoid.

Gout Prevention and Treatment
The focus of gout treatment is on preventing future gout attacks and managing symptoms when attacks occur.

Gout Risk Factors
What risk factors are associated with developing gout?

Reduce Intake of Purine-Rich Foods With Gout
Watching your diet helps reduce gout attacks. Cut back on purine-rich foods.

Women And Men With Gout Share Certain Risk Factors
Gout does not sexually discriminate. Women and men suffering with gout share certain risk factors.

What Is Hyperuricemia?
Hyperuricemia is defined as an elevated level of uric acid in the blood.

What Is Gouty Arthritis?
Gouty arthritis refers to a form of arthritis caused by deposits of uric acid crystals.

Cherries May Help Gout
Cherries may help gout, according to research at the Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, CA.

Gout Information: Uric acid crystals (Image)
These spiked rods are uric acid crystals photographed under polarized light. Increased uric acid blood levels and formation of uric acid crystals in the joints are associated with gout.

Gout Information: Acute Gouty Arthritis
Information on acute gouty arthritis. Acute gouty arthritis is an attack of a metabolic disease marked by uric acid deposits in the joints. The disorder causes painful arthritis, especially in the joints of the feet and legs.

Gout Information: Chronic Gouty Arthritis
Information on chronic gouty arthritis. Gouty arthritis is the name for an attack of a metabolic disease marked by uric acid deposits in the joints. The disorder causes pain, especially in the joints of the feet and legs. Patients with chronic gout may have repeated episodes of gouty arthritis. (Illustration)

Gout Disease Yesterday And Today
Learn about gout disease yesterday and today. Many antiquated ideas about gout disease from centuries ago reveal just how far modern medicine has come with better treatment options for gout disease.

What Is CPPD (Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease)?
CPPD (Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease) is more commonly referred to as pseudogout.

Getting To Know Gout - An Introduction To Gout
Dispel the myths about this painful disorder by getting to know gout.

Swiss Researchers Discover What Triggers Gout
Researchers from Lausanne University in Switzerland report that they now know the mechanism which triggers the inflammation associated with gout.

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