Archive for 'Gout'
Read about the causes and symptoms of Gout pain. Provailen also suggests ways to prevent Gout pain.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by Jennifer.
Gout is a specific type of arthritis which occurs as a result of excess of Uric acid in the blood. It must be remembered that uric acid is a byproduct of purine (an amino acid) and is produced by all our body tissues. It is also present in some of the foods that we eat [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by Jennifer.
Gout is a specific type of arthritis that is characterized by accumulation and deposition of “uric acid” crystals in body joints. If gout is not treated early and properly, it can lead to severe, crippling illness, destroying joints and eventually leading to constant, uniform pain. This pain often comes in the form of frequent, severe [...]
Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Gout and pseudogout (also known as calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease or CPPD) are two types of joint related disorders that cause sore joints because salt crystals have formed in the joint. The crystals irritate the joints and sometimes surrounding tendons, causing the body to release chemicals that make the joints swollen and red. In gout, [...]
Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 by Peter.
Gout is a form of arthritis, more formally known as acute gouty arthritis or crystal-related joint disease. Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, which is caused by the immune system attacking the joint itself and eating away at it, gout is caused by uric acid crystals that form within the joints.
Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by Annie.
Gout accounts for about 5 percent of all cases of arthritis and is one of the most painful rheumatic diseases. It results from deposits of needle-like crystals of uric acid in the connective tissue, joint spaces, or both. These deposits lead to inflammatory arthritis, which causes swelling, redness, heat, pain, and stiffness in the joints. [...]
Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by Annie.
Gout is a painful and potentially disabling form of arthritis that has been recognized since ancient times. Gout is sometimes referred to as the “disease of kings” because it long has been associated incorrectly with the kind of overindulgence in food and wine only the rich and powerful could afford.