Gout Can Hurt Your Heart

Gout sufferers have an elevated risk for atrial fibrillation.

Gout is increasingly common, but now research shows that having the condition increases your risk of heart disease as well. A study published in Rheumatology (December 2015) showed that patients with gout are at a significantly elevated risk for atrial fibrillation (Afib), an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase the risk of […]

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