January 29, 2011

GoutGout is a very painful health condition linked to accumulation of uric acid crystals in joint tissues. It is a type of arthritic diseases which is known for its severity and persisting pains. Many today’s medical specialists are extremely concerned about the dangers connected with rapid lowering of the age of gout patients. If just 10 years ago the majority of those who suffered from this health condition were well above 45-50, nowadays this diseases is pretty much familiar to the people who are slightly above 30.

Gout is a disease related to metabolism problems, and its causes are not too well known by modern science. Specialists suppose that such factors as genetic predisposition, substance abuse, a lack of physical exercises, overeating and being overweight, cardiovascular problems and high blood pressure can play a role in gout development. Traditional gout remedies which we can find in the pharmacies are considered to be quite expensive and sometimes lacking efficiency. That is why more and more people are looking for effective herbal remedies for gout which have been used for centuries by many generations.

herbal remedies for goutBlack cherry juice and lime juice are first remedies which can be used to calm down pains and other symptoms of gout. These natural gout remedies can be used on an everyday basis to break down uric acid and relieve the condition. If you suffer from gout, specialists recommend adding to your diet such fruit as bananas, oranges, pineapples and apples, as well as broccoli, garlic and green peppers. Saffron is another effective herbal remedy for gout which can prevent the spread of uric acid crystals around the body, however, this herb is quite expensive.

There were numerous scientific researches and studies proving the effectiveness of some herbs for gout patients. The best herbs which can provide you with relief from gout pains include Devil’s Claw, nettle root and blueberry. Along with those, you can also use any known natural diuretics and detoxifying remedies to stimulate uric acid crystal removal from your body. The biggest advantage of herbal remedies for gout include the absence of side effects and their ability to combat gout pains quite successfully. Remember that drinking a lot of water is essential for those who suffer from this health condition, as well as consuming good amounts of foods rich in Vitamin C.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

2 Responses to “Herbal Remedies For Gout”

  1. reh herbal boyNo Gravatar Says:

    my grandmother had gout arthritis too and the medicine are just pain reliever only but in the long run herbal medicines are good.

  2. saadNo Gravatar Says: