Uloric to Treat Gout?


Doctor discusses Uloric as a treatment for gout

I have yet to try this medication *Uloric* as all “corporate” meds really concern me.  But has anyone tried it yet?  If you have please tell us how it works and if the side effects are nil to extreme.

Uloric Tablets

I always seem to struggle to find a treatment that has staying power.  The herbal home remedies work but do not last (for me anyway) and need something

STRONG and to keep this gout at bay!  This Uloric is new and I have not heard much, but I see them advertising on TV a lot. What that tells me is more and more people must be suffering from gout than ever before.  Usually treating gout was to a select group of folks.

Has gout become an epidemic?  I was recently in Hawaii and just about everywhere I went there some Hawaiian dude walking with a cane or barefoot because their gout has reared its ugly head and is acting up.  I spoke to a few of them and they told me its an ongoing things and nothing really works, but one big fella admitted he does not watch his diet. tsk tsk

It’s not secret that Pacific Islanders are more predisposed to gout attacks due to their genetic makeup and such. It’s not a disease for old rich white men anymore as a lot of younger males are suffering from gout for no particular reason they claim.  Hence the big push of Uloric lately.

I may try this if my gout persists, but would like some more info from patients who have been using it.

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Gout Remedies: Beyond The Black Cherry!

Left big toe inflamed with gout!

Most people thought that the best gout cure was cherries, but they were wrong! The newest research is revealing a better solution for your gout symptoms. Though cherries do work and have been researched thoroughly, a new natural health treatment can make you feel like gout is a thing of the past.

Let me explain.

A Natural Gout Cure:  Cherries

For many years, those red delicious cherries we all love have been thought to help control and decrease gout symptoms. Over 50 years ago a doctor named Ludwig Blau stated announced a cure for one of the oldest diseases known to man, gout. Dr. Blau suggested that eating about 8 cherries a day would cure gout.

Though many thought Blau discovered the cure for gout; he was wrong. Currently there is no cure for gout. However, modern research studies have shown that Blau was correct with his cherry remedy. We now know that cherries contain anthocyanins which have anti-inflammatory properties that work in the same way NSAIDs do.

In other words, cherries work to reduce the inflammation that causes gout pain by reducing the uric acid that causes gout. And cherries are much better than NSAIDs because cherries cure the cause of gout. And NSAIDS only treat the symptoms (inflammation).

However, many gout sufferers have found that eating as many as 40 cherries isn’t the most convenient remedy. And now researchers believe that cherries are not the only gout cure that works. read more

The Best Treatments For Gout Using Home Remedies and Modern Medicine

Gout is a form of arthritis and a nightmare, if you have ever had you know what I mean. Usually gout effects the big toe joint in men but has made appearances in woman as well. Tiny uric acid crystals form into needle like spears that get lodged in your joints but always seems to end up in the foot with other areas affected including the ankle, sometimes knee and is also extremely painful. Some people suffer from this all over their body and for some reason Pacific Islanders are more susceptible to gout, my 27 year old friend Richard in Hawaii had to spend time in the hospital for a gout attack that was in almost in every joint in his body and this was not the first time, Richard’s condition is hereditary like his father before him and down the line.

Diet and heredity do play a major part, if one has a high level of uric acid in the blood chances are they can develop gouty arthritis because the uric acid is not being expelled properly by the body. The joke is that only rich people get it because of all the fancy foods they eat like duck, liver, liquors, and cheesecakes. There are many famous people in history who have suffered from gout.

What is the best gout treatment?  There is either home remedies, homeopathic treatments and of course tradition modern medicine. A flare up may only occur once or twice in a lifetime due to poor diet like red meats, alcohol, and shellfish just to name a few so if that’s the case and you watch your diet than it won’t be a problem again. Others have chronic gout like yours truly and needs to keep a close eye on what I eat as well as what remedies work for me because there is a lot of trial and error in treating this nasty painful condition.

Some home remedies include consuming black cherries, black cherry juice concentrate, and a nauseating concoction of apple cider vinegar with baking soda, this may be wicked but it works wonders for a lot of people. There are also Chinese herbal supplements that work very well that include extracts from black cherries, blueberries, celery, etc.

A Doctor may prescribe colchicine to knock out the gout during an attack and tell you to cut back on fatty foods, red meats, and alcohol, basically all the favorite foods that are now bad for you. A steroid or cortisone shot to the the effected joint is given when the gout just wont let up. If you keep getting flare ups the Doctor may also prescribe allopurinol which is the most popular drug to keep gout from reoccurring via lowering your uric acid count.

My story is that the gout kept coming back no matter what I did and some remedies did work but lost its potency after time so switching to another treatment was an option, thankfully there are a lot of options for treating gout.

As you can see there are in fact many treatment options and since gout is tricky to treat you may have to experiment a little because sometimes the modern medicine your doctor prescribes may not even dent the condition and a few home remedies will knock it out completely.

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Go Away Gout! Don’t Eat This!

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A lot of things can be going on, weather, injury, drugs, and food can all play a role.  Here is a list of most FOODS that can give the agony of  Gout!

Foods high in Purine:  (raises your uric acid count)

  • Red meatssteak, hamburgers, beef, etc (it sucks, I know!)
  • Shellfishshrimp, lobster, scallops, crab, etc.
  • Organ Meats (blah, who eats this crap anyway?) – headcheese?!  liver, heart, most “guts”.….
  • Booze Beer (the worst cause of wheat and alcohol), anything with alcohol.  (so not fair…)
  • Vegetablesasparagus, mushrooms, cauliflower, spinach, beans.  (and I thought this was healthy eatin?!)
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup – its in almost everything!  Sodas, candy, cookies, donuts. :(   Worse if its labeled as the 2nd ingredient (meaning it there is more of it).
  • Oatmeal – well, at least now you have an excuse NOT to eat it.
  • Fried Foodsfrench fries, battered fish, anything deep fried (it breaks down the vitamins in the food) and all the good stuff! :(