Recently, researchers have developed a new method to treat gout.
This method could reduce uric acid in the body.
The study was done by a team from the University of Oslo.
The team believes that their finding could provide a new treatment for gout.
Gout is an inflammatory disease that can lead to very painful attacks. The painful symptoms often occur in the big toe or other places in the body.
The disease mainly affects men, especially men older than 40.
Previous research has shown that gout is usually caused by underexcretion of uric acid through the kidneys.
Diets rich in fat can trigger gout. In addition, alcohol could break down purine into uric acid and trigger gout.
Research also has shown that being overweight or obese may increase gout risk.
Gout can lead to several complications and harm heart health.
Current treatments of gout often focus on reducing the immediate pain and inflammation during the pain attacks.
However, drugs for pain relief cannot lower the level of uric acid in gout patients.
it is unknown how to prevent the attacks.
In the study, the team found that lowering of the body’s uric acid levels is an effective way to prevent and treat gout.
They tested more than 200 patients who experienced gout. All the patients had high levels of uric acid in their blood.
The patients met with doctors and nurses for monthly check-ups. They were also given lifestyle advice.
The team found this regime not only helped reduce the patients’ symptoms but also reversed the process where uric acid is accumulated in bodily tissue.
One year after the treatment, the accumulated uric acid in the patients’ joints had been strongly reduced.
The team suggests that having a healthy lifestyle is important to reduce gout attacks.
Patients need to reduce the intake of meat, sardines, bacon, mussels, and yeast that increase the uric acid level in the body.
In addition, patients should drink enough water while limiting alcohol, reduce their daily stress, get enough sleep and exercise regularly.
One researcher of the study is Professor Till Uhlig.
The study is published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
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