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What Is Gout?

What Is Gout?

Gout, a form of arthritis, occurs when uric acid crystals are deposited in the joints. Uric acid forms when the body metabolizes substances called purines, which are found in a variety of foods. In further answering the question “What is gout?” we should describe the impact food can have.

Gout is

Of Pain and Purines: Lower Your Uric Acid to Ward Off Gout Flare-Ups

Of Pain and Purines: Lower Your Uric Acid to Ward Off Gout Flare-Ups

Purines. Everybody has them, and nearly everyone consumes them. Purines are natural substances found in your body’s tissues and in a wide array of foods. Moreover, they’re the precursors to uric acid, which forms when your body metabolizes purines.
Just as a heart attack may result from high cholesterol and other

Newsbriefs: Physical Activity; Gout; Rheumatoid Arthritis

Keep on moving.
White matter is brain tissue that contains the nerve fibers responsible for brain communications. Nerve fiber activity declines with age and disrupts brain function. Previous studies have shown that seniors who engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity have fewer problems with memory and thinking skills. But a new study

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