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 found to be beneficial in treating high uric acids, 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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