You may not be rich, you may not eat steak and lobster everyday, and you may not drink excessively, however, that doesn’t mean that you are exempt from gout. For while gout has been a problem for many for hundreds of years, it is still a growing concern and one that is plaguing more people each and every day.
Simply put, gout is a type of arthritis in which uric acid builds up in the body, typically, on the foot around the big toe. And while gout normally impacts men of a certain age and of a certain lifestyle, it isn’t so discriminate that it won’t go after anyone.
1. Black Cherry Juice
Cherries have long been touted for their health benefits, and among their many is an effective treatment for gout. In fact, accordion to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, 633 people with gout were treated with a cherry extract over two-days.
Those treated saw a 35 percent lowering of gout attacks.