Compared with people whose weight remained steady and in a healthy range, those who were obese or gained weight during adulthood had a much greater risk of developing gout.
A new systematic review found that pairing this medication for chronic gout with immunomodulating medicine helps increase its effectiveness.
The popular heart-healthy diet may also reduce the risk of gout by lowering levels of uric acid in the blood.
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.