Gout can be an unpredictable, intolerable, incredibly debilitating condition. The feeling of a sudden gout attack can be enough to make even the toughest person beg for relief. If you have never had the unfortunate burden of dealing with a gout attack, this painting by 18th century artist James Gillray may give you a glimpse into the suffering brought on by this affliction:
Fortunately, there are several circumstances under your control that can offer some relief from this condition. Continue reading to learn more about what gout is, why is happens, and what you can do about it.
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