Alternative Treatment for Gout

Alternative Treatment for Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis which is caused by too much uric acid, in your bloodstream.

Uric acid is the waste product when the body breaks down purines

Diet plays an important role in both causing gout and reducing the likelihood of further attacks of gout.

Avoid High purine Foodshttps://plantfullness.com/foods/purine-foods/

Avoiding Gout Tips

Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables
Whole grains
Reduce Meat & Fish consumption
Reduce / Remove Dairy
Reduce Sugar
Reduce highly processed foods and drinks
Avoid Alcohol
Drink lots of water –  reduces the likelihood of crystals forming

Alternative Gout Treatments

Vitamin C – Studies have shown that men whose diet is higher in vitamin C are less likely to develop gout.

Cherries – Sour cherries or sour cherry juice have been used as a natural remedy for gout – and scientific research has shown that a certain type of cherry can reduce uric acid levels

Magnesium is associated with lower and healthier levels of uric acid, thus potentially lowering gout risk

Theobromine in Chocolate Is Anti-Inflammatory and can be helpful on gout and asthma

Celery seed extract – Celery seeds are rich in the diuretic oils 3-n-Butylpthalide (3nB), which give celery its distinctive smell and taste. These powerful diuretics cleanse the system of excess fluids and stimulate the kidneys, causing the body to flush out uric acid and excess crystals that can cause many problems including gout, arthritis and kidney stones. The compounds found in these seeds enable the renal system to excrete uric acid more effectively

Banaba leaf extract (Lagerstroemia speciosa) or Tea –  The leaves contain corsolic acid – a naturally occurring acid that possesses anti-viral, anti-fungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-diabetic properties. Banaba also contains ellagitannins, a class of compounds with antioxidant effects.

Filipinos have been boiling the leaves of Banaba for centuries to treat gout

Research:

A review of the efficacy and safety of banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa L.) and corosolic acid.

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