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Gout sucks. In this episode you’ll learn some things about gout that you may have not heard about yet.


Things that predispose you to gout:

  • Have family members with the disease
  • Are a man
  • Are overweight
  • Drink too much alcohol
  • Eat too many foods rich in purines
  • Have an enzyme defect that makes it hard for the body to break down purines
  • Are exposed to lead in the environment
  • Have had an organ transplant
  • Use some medicines such as diuretics, aspirin, cyclosporine, or levodopa
  • Take the vitamin niacin

4 Main Triggers of Gout

Natural Remedies for Gout:

  • Find out what foods agree with you and which ones don’t
  • Keep fructose consumption to no more than 15g per day
  • Cherries – blocks cyclo-oxygenase 1 & 2
  • Anthocyanins
  • Quercitin
  • Proteolytic enzymes
  • Pantothenic Acid
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Alfalfa
  • Nutmeg
Dr. Mike Okouchi
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