Gout in Ankle is a website that is dedicated to providing information on gout, including its symptoms and treatment methods.
London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/06/2014 -- The cases of gout are increasing in the United States and United Kingdom due to the unhealthy lifestyle of many people, according to a top website that offers information on this type of arthritis.
Gout in Ankle website cites a recent report that prevalence of gout has soared in the United Kingdom. Today, one out of 40 people in the country is affected by this arthritis type caused by the build-up of uric acid in the blood.
Gout cases in the United States have also risen dramatically over the past two decades with more than eight million Americans now affected by this condition, said the website.
Gout usually affects the big toe but could also develop in any joint. Gout symptoms include burning pain, redness and tenderness in the affected area.
Overweight people are at risk of gout attack, as well as those who have diabetes and high blood pressure. Other risk factors include excessive alcohol intake, family history, and the use of low-dose aspirin and thiazide diuretics commonly prescribed for people with hypertension.
Gout in Ankle says that the disease can be countered by making lifestyle changes. These lifestyle changes include drinking a minimum of 8 cups of water every day, avoiding alcohol, and limiting daily meat, fish, and poultry intake.
The website also advocates for regular exercise as part of gout treatment. It cites that leg pushing can boost the strength of the leg muscles and assist in lessening the stiffness of gout.
About Gout in Ankle
Gout in Ankle is a website that is dedicated to providing information on gout, including its symptoms and treatment methods. The website is maintained by a person who has gout himself.
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