8 Famous People With Gout
Gout cases rising
by Ashlee Davis
Gout may seem like a quaint historical ailment that no one gets anymore, but nothing could be further from the truth.
This type of arthritis is on the riseparticularly among men. More than 8 million people have it, and the rates have doubled in the last 50 years.
Once considered a disease of the upper class, gout can strike anyone, even professional athletes and young adults. Here are eight famous peopleboth in ancient history and the modern erawho have been diagnosed with gout.
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