Leonie of Knysna
"Recently various ‘things’ just seem to be getting to me, nothing that I can really pin poi... "
View All

Dietary Guidelines for Gout

Indulgence in rich food and plenty of alcohol can leave many people with painful joints – commonly called gout.


Gout is a type of arthritis which usually affects only one or two joints in the body. The most characteristic joint in which gout develops is the big toe. Usually gouty inflammation of the joints only last for a few days, but it can be so excruciatingly painful that sufferers never forget an episode. Unfortunately gout attacks have a habit of recurring.

 

Read Full Article

Home Information > General Pain
General Pain
Dietary Guidelines for Gout

Indulgence in rich food and plenty of alcohol can leave many people with painful joints – commonly called gout.


Gout is a type of arthritis which usually affects only one or two joints in the body. The most characteristic joint in which gout develops is the big toe. Usually gouty inflammation of the joints only last for a few days, but it can be so excruciatingly painful that sufferers never forget an episode. Unfortunately gout attacks have a habit of recurring.

 

 
Try These Back Pain Exercises

Here are some back-care tips to help prevent or relieve backache. Take note of the warning signs that things might not be as they should as far as your back is concerned.


Warning signs of back pain


•    Pain in the back
•    Restriction of back movements
•    Back pain accompanied by numbness of one or both legs

•    Back pain radiating to the foot or knee
•    Dizziness or disturbance of vision related to neck posture
•    Difficulty standing up after sitting for prolonged periods
•    Back pain after standing for a prolonged period of time

 
Arthritis Inflammation Tied to Heart Disease

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of death from heart disease and other cardiovascular events due to RA-related inflammation and other risk factors, a new study indicates. It also found that treating RA inflammation with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and the risk factors for heart disease reduced the risk. 

The study included more than 400 patients who were followed for five years after being diagnosed with RA.

 
«StartPrev123NextEnd»

Page 1 of 3
EVERYDAY AILMENTS
  • STRESS AID

    Everyday hassles, frustrations, emotional demands and psychological tension contribute to the build-up of stress. It’s almost impossible to avoid, but stress overload is very harmful over the long run.
  • RENUFLEX PLUS MSM

    Arthritis is not a modern ailment – evidence of the disorder is noted in pre-historic mammals and dinosaurs. Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and even immobility.
  • RENUFLEX CAPSULES

    Arthritis is not a modern ailment – evidence of the disorder is noted in pre-historic mammals and dinosaurs. Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and even immobility.
  • MSM RUB

    We all suffer from general aches and pains from time to time – especially when we're a bit older. A fall, bump or even light bruises can cause major discomfort, although they might not justify medical attention.
  • MENO AID CAPSULES

    All females will experience menopause – some sooner than others. This not only causes discomfort and even embarrassment, but some don’t even realise that there is a natural way to avoid all of these.
  • SLEEP AID

    We all try to avoid insomnia. Whether you find it difficult to fall sleep, suffer from interrupted sleep, or lay awake for hours,the result of lack of sleep remains the same – causing frustration and irritability.
  • GOUT-EEZE CAPSULES

    Gout is an arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in blood, causing joint inflammation. Acute gout is a painful condition that typically affects one joint. Chronic gout is repeated episodes of inflammation.
TERMS & CONDITIONS   | PRIVACY POLICY   | DISCLAIMER   | COPYRIGHT NOTICE