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I know that this is going to be a pretty unbelievable read, but it is true. The bottom line…
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[caption id="attachment_433" align="alignleft" width="300"] WSJ photo: istock[/caption] Jeremy Abbate writes in The Wall Street Journal "With Every Alzheimer’s Diagnosis the Same Bleak Conversation" Aug. 25, 2017 6:44 p.m. ET On an overcast Tuesday morning last October in Northford, Conn., I sat in a second-row pew in a quiet church and watched my father tell a heartwarming story about…
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Out with Gout!
Gout is an inflammatory disease. It is a painful form of arthritis that develops in some people who have high levels of uric acid in the blood. In vulnerable people, when levels are too high, crystals form in vulnerable joints and cause sudden, severe episodes of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling. Who gets gout? Your chances of getting…
Gout is an inflammatory disease. It is a painful form of arthritis that develops in some people who have high levels of uric acid in the blood. In vulnerable people, when levels are too high, crystals form in vulnerable joints and cause sudden, severe episodes of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling. Who gets gout? Your chances of getting gout are higher if you: are genetically vulnerable are overweight have heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure drink too much alcohol are male had gastric bypass surgery eat too much meat and fish that are high in natural chemicals called purines take medicines, such as water pills (diuretics), that can bring on gout What causes a gout attack? A gout attack happens when something, such as a steak with a glass of wine, causes uric acid levels to rise. Sugary sodas and even too much fruit can prompt an attack. Injury can also cause gout. Trauma to the joint can irritate the crystals that have formed in a joint, triggering the attack. The resulting inflammation and pain often strike at night and intensify over the next eight to 12 hours.…