Patients with gout need to stay active to maintain cardiovascular health and protect joints from long-term damage.
When you get burning pain in the base of the thumb, it could be from a gout flare. Here are more signs your thumb joint inflammation could be gout and how to treat your thumb pain.
The American College of Rheumatology’s 2020 medical conference had a number of important updates that people living with gout (or their caregivers) should know about, from the minimal role of diet as a gout trigger to new thinking about how to manage hard-to-treat gout cases.
If you are experiencing pain and swelling in a joint, it could be gout. Here’s how to know the signs of gout versus other causes of pain, and how to get treatment early to prevent joint damage.
It’s important to know your risk factors to prevent this common type of inflammatory arthritis.
It could be easy to mistake this pain for a tendon injury, but if it’s a gout flare, it will respond to gout treatment.
In uncontrolled gout, the infused treatment pegloticase is more tolerable and effective if methotrexate is given before and during treatment, new research shows.
Some disease risk factors can't be changed and certain people inherit a strong predisposition to developing gout.
The American College of Rheumatology’s updated gout guidelines emphasize treating as aggressively as necessary to keep urate levels low.
This often-recommended home remedy didn’t pan out in a new study of gout patients.