Gout is a disease where the uric acid from various foods is deposited around the joint tissues. This uric acid is deposited as it cannot be broken down by the body and thus stays in the system. This particular disease has the most recorded instances and occurs more frequently in men than in women. Gout is a hereditary disease but what people don’t know is that it can be brought about and made worse by an unhealthy lifestyle. During a gout attack, the person suffers from severe, unexpected, and burning pain in the affected area. There are two things that happen during this attack; the crystals that deposit around the joint cause the pain when it is moved and the inflammation that is caused due to the crystals makes the skin extremely tender so that the slightest touch also causes pain.
People who suffer from gout constantly seek medical help to reduce the inflammation, the tenderness, and the pain and a lot of meds help manage the situation to a certain extent, however, there are many natural ways to manage them rather than bombarding the body with more chemicals. Even though the medicines prescribed by the doctor may act fast, the natural treatments are more effective for a longer duration and do not have the side effects that prescription drugs will have.
Let’s look at some of them:
Even though many over the counter inflammatory drugs may promise maximum benefits in a very short time, these will only reduce the inflammation. If one is keen on long term riddance from gout then it is suggested to make use of the proven natural cures.