Treating Gout: The Conventional Approach

Filed Under: Gout, Bone & Joint Health

Commonly prescribed gout medications have a nasty side effect: more gout

Several prescription drugs are available for treating gout, but all of them have one common problem—they sometimes trigger new gout attacks. They also have numerous side effects, varying from skin rashes to severe liver and kidney damage.

Drugs for gout usually need to be taken on a continuing basis. For this and the other reasons cited, natural prevention and treatment measures are a better way to go when it comes to alleviating gout and gout symptoms.

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