Tag: gouty inflammation

Gout Attack at 20 Years Old? It Is Possible…

Here is the question from a young gout victim: “I am 20 year-old female, my latest weight reading is 105 kg. I goto the gym 6 times a week and burn approximately 350 calories per day. My daily menu consist of boiled eggs, oatmeal, broccoli and steamed chicken(occasionally). I lost 5kg in a week! To…
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June 1, 2015 0

Colchicine Can Decrease Sperm Production!

Colchicine is known to be one of the widely used gout medication. It is sold under different brand names across the globes. Among the popular brands are Colcrys, Goutnil, Colgout, and Lengout. Gout is an inflammation caused by the formation of new uric acid crystals. Your body perceive these crystals as foreign invaders and alarms…
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May 26, 2015 0

Hot or Cold Compress For Gout?

You are suffering from the intense gouty inflammation. The pain is so intense that you wish you there is a way to instantly numb the pain, the first thing that comes to your mind could be soaking the affected foot into a bucket of ice water with the hope that it will freeze the nerves…
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May 22, 2015 0

What is The Difference Between Gout and Hyperuricemia?

Many people are confuse about the difference between gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid) due to the fact that these two words are often appear together in many articles. If you just got your first gout attack and wondering how did you get it and how to get rid of it, knowing the difference between…
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May 21, 2015 0

Gout Can Lead to Infertility

If you had been suffering from gout for many years and also face the problem of infertility, you really have to look into the connection between these two modern health problems. This article can possibly help you to solve 2 problems at once. Gout is an inflammation triggered by the urate crystals that form in…
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May 19, 2015 0

How Colchicine Works? Bank Robbery Scenario…

Colchicine is a mitotic inhibitor drug, it inhibits the process of cell devision. Many chemotherapy drugs used in treating cancer are mitotic inhibitors too. Although colchicine is not used  in treating cancer, but in mild dosage, it can help to reduce the inflammation caused by a gout attack. In order to understand how colchicine works, you…
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May 12, 2015 0

Antigout Medications, How Effective Are They?

There are two main objectives of antigout medications, to treat the painful gouty inflammation and to reduce the uric acid levels in the body to prevent future gout attacks. Antigout medication can be classified in to 2 categories: short-term and long-term. Short-term antigout medications are mainly pain killers or some anti-inflammatory drugs. The objective of…
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April 23, 2015 0

How Long Does Gout Pain Last?

A gout newbie got his very first attack of gout about six days ago. He opted to treat it with anti-inflammatory drugs, ice pack, drink plenty of water, and eat a lot of cherries. The swelling is gone and after two days and he could walk normally. However, the lower part of his big toe…
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April 17, 2015 0