Gout

Gout Overview:

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Aetiology:

Predominantly found in males. 

Factors that can lead to gout includes:

  • High alcohol intake
  • Poor diet
  • High purine intake
  • High uric acid (serum)
  • Genetic factors

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Symptoms:

Monoarticular joint pain of the metatarsophalangeal joint

Acute pain, usually in the evening

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Diagnostic Considerations:

  • uric acid (serum)
  • eGFR
 

Therapeutic Aims:

1. Lower Serum Uric Acid

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  • Diuretics ()
  • Aqueretics ()

2. Dietary Recommendations

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  • ↓ Purine intake
  • ↑ Anthocyanidin-rich foods
  • ↑ Water intake
  • ↑Antinflammatory foods
  • ↑Folic acid

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Differential Diagnosis:

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Cautions:

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Herbs For Gout:

 

Gout Formula

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Total 100 mL

Author:

Justin Cooke

The Sunlight Experiment

Updated: November 2017


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References:

  1. Sarris, J., & Wardle, J. (2014). Clinical naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice. Elsevier Health Sciences.