Gout

Gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid in the bloodstream that has been on the rise for decades and may now affect more than three million Americans.

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5 Foods You Shouldn't Eat if You Have Gout

Gout is incredibly painful, but did you know that there are certain foods that can make it even worse? Watch this video to learn which foods you definitely shouldn't eat if you have gout.

9 Surprising Triggers of Gout Pain

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.

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.

8 Famous People With Gout

Gout may seem like a quaint historical ailment that no one gets anymore, but nothing could be further from the truth.

What Is Gout?

The painful form of arthritis can become debilitating if you don’t get help.