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Gout is caused from an excess of uric acid in the joints. People who are on blood pressure medicine and are diabetic tend to suffer from gout more often than others. Gout may also be caused from an excess of purines in the diet (brewers yeast, beef, pork, organ meats etc), niacin supplementation and excess alcohol intake. Natural remedies can help with the symptoms of gout very nicely. Homeopathic remedies include:

  • Benzoic acid has symptom such as joints cracking on motion, pain in Achilles tendon, bunion of great toe, gouty and asthmatic, urine hot, dark brown and strong foul odor.
  • Ledum pal has a swollen big toe, that looks bruised and purple and is better for cold applications.
  • Urtica Urens is usually used in a tincture from to clear excess crystals from the blood.
  • Supplements such as digestive enzymes, quercitin and tart cherry juice may help reduce the inflammation of gout.

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There are quite a few good herbs that help to reduce the incidence of gouty flare ups. People that suffer from metabolic syndrome, kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension may suffer from gout more often. Also some medications such as high blood pressure medications can cause gout. Removing the underlying cause is the best course of action. Avoiding rich in purines like foods like organ meats, red meat, anchovies and sardines can help. Certain herbs have been sound to be beneficial in treating high uric acid, such as tart cherry juice, nettles, colchicum autumnale and juniper berries. Homeopathic remedies that are useful in the symptoms of gout are as follows:

  • Ledum is useful in gout that effects the big toe or the ankle. There is a painful red swelling of the joint similar to a sprain.
  • Nux Vomica is useful in cases of gout from alcoholism or over indulging in fast or rich foods. These types may tend to be sedentary workaholic types.
  • Pulsatilla is good for gout that flies from joint to joint. These types tend to like cold open air and dislike stuffy room.

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