The excess uric acid levels in the body lead to its crystalisation in the joints, and a condition known as gout. It is a type of arthritis, that causes inflammation and severe joint pain. Men and postmenopausal women are at an increased risk of gout.
The most common symptoms of this condition include swelling, pain, and redness in the area of the big toe and other joints in the body.
Gout is most often caused by a diet high in carbs and hydrogenated fats, alcohol, high stress, obesity, acidic system, high blood pressure, insulin resistance, and a kidney disease.
The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs it is usually treated with poses serious health risks, so it is always the best to try to treat it naturally.
The uric acid levels in the body are also elevated due to the excessive consumption of purine-rich foods, such as red meat, oily fish, peas, beans, lentils, salmon, sardines, and herring, as well as high-fructose juices, alcohol, and fizzy drinks.
Here are some useful tips to help you prevent gout and treat its symptoms:
-Drink a few tablespoons of organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a glass of water daily to alkalize the body and treat acute gout pain
— Add half a teaspoon to a glass of 8 oz. water, and drink this remedy several times daily to alkalize the body and lower uric acid levels
— Drink plenty of water to remove excess uric acid from the body
— Exercise- It lowers the uric acid levels in the body and normalizes insulin levels. Regular exercise will help you to reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups.