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Natural remedies for Gout

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I have been suffering from Gout on and off and when it comes, the pain is really unbearable. Is there a natural way to deal with this problem? A: Gout is a result of buildup of Uric Acid in the system. The buildup is usually a combination of dietary excess combined…

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Recommended treatments for gout?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Are there any recommended treatments for gout? A: The herb devil’s claw is sometimes recommended as a pain-relieving treatment for gout based on evidence of its effectiveness in various forms of arthritis. (It is not recommended for use by those with ulcers, as it can sometimes cause stomach irritation.) A traditional…

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Causes of gout?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What are some of the causes of gout and how is it usually treated? A: Gout is an inflammatory condition that is caused by the deposit of uric acid crystals in the joints (most famously the big toe) as well as other tissues. There are typically attacks of fierce pain, redness,…

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