Gout

A type of arthritis in which small crystals form inside and around the joints. It causes sudden attacks of severe pain and swelling.


Exercise Video for Gout:

Body and Spirit Aerobics with Dick Nunez – Joint Problems
Credit to: Youtube

Core Exercises – Gout Survivors Association
Credit to: Youtube

Types of Medication
Indomethacin (Indocin)
Ibuprofen (Advil)
Naproxen (Aleve)
Colchicine (Colcrys)
Vitamins & Minerals
Vitamins / Minerals Dosage
Omega 3 Fish Oil
1000 mg 1 softgel / Day
Folic Acid
100 mg 1 tablet / Day
Phytochemicals
Phytochemicals Dosage
Turmeric Curcumin
500 mg 1 tablet 2 times / Day
Flavonoids
150 mg 2 softgel / Day
Beta-Carotene
1000 mg 1 capsule / Day
Alfalfa Complex
1200 mg 1 tablet 3 times / Day
Foods to Avoid
  • Red meat and organ meats (liver, tongue and sweetbreads)
  • Shellfish such as shrimp and lobster
  • Refined carbohydrates (white bread, white rice, pasta, sugar)
  • Processed foods (chips, snack foods, frozen dinners)
  • Sugary beverages
  • Alcohol
Beneficial Foods
  • Organic cherries & strawberries
  • Healthy fats
    (coconut oil, avocados, raw-grass fed butter, olives and olive oil, and raw nuts such as macadamias, walnuts and pecans)
  • Therapeutic herbs
    (ginger, cinnamon, rosemary, turmeric, and ashwagandha)
  • Potassium rich food
    (Green vegetable juice, avocados, Lima beans, papayas, Brussels sprouts, Swiss chard, and broccoli)
Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese Medicine
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