Am I at risk for gout? This article lists common risk factors, including diet, age, gender, and alcohol use, that increase the chance of developing gout.
When a person is at risk for gout, lifestyle changes can be made in order to prevent a gout attack. These include diet and exercise...
Common gout symptoms include swelling, extreme tenderness, pain (especially at night), reduced joint function, flu-like symptoms, among others.
Without treatment and prevention, gout can become chronic. Read about how to manage pain during a flare-up, as well as prevent future gout attacks.