Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints (particularly the big toe). Gout symptoms include warmth, pain, swelling, redness, and extreme tenderness of the affected joints, as well as chills and fever.
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8 Gout-Causing Foods
If you're prone to gout, the foods you eat, and don't eat, play a key role in keeping your joints pain-free. Here are eight foods to avoid.
Stick to low-purine fare, like that in the following recipes, to have a tasty meal without triggering a gout attack or making a flare-up worse.
Gout may seem like a quaint historical ailment that no one gets anymore, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Dietary factors, such as red meat and alcohol, have long been known to trigger gout pain, but medications and medical conditions can be a problem too.