Gout is an extremely painful form of arthritis. Many sufferers are middle- aged males who are obese. It is caused by the accumulation of too much uric acid in the blood, tissues, and urine. While gout primarily affects the foot and big toe, the kidneys, fingers, joints, and tendons can also be affected. Gout is also linked to hypoglycemia and hypothyroidism.

Gout is arthritis of the toe and peripheral joints.

Symptoms include chills, fever, redness, and swelling of the joint(s).

Dietary considerations
Eat fresh cherries, celery, broccoli, bananas, and strawberries. Drink six to eight glasses of water daily and four to five glasses of black cherry juice. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, fried foods, sardines, anchovies, red meat,spinach, clams, oysters, lobster, mushrooms, and liver.

Supplement support for gout
• Cherry-juice extract capsules
• Vitamin C (ascorbate C)
• Enzyme Defense by Enzymedica
• Devil’s claw
• Flax oil
• Chromium picolinate: 200 mcg daily
• Glycine: 500 mg daily
• Vitamin B complex
• Quercetin
• Kyo-Green

Lifestyle choices
• Soak foot in apple cider vinegar for relief for thirty minutes,or take a bath with one quart of apple cider vinegar.
• Buy a juicer, and begin to juice each day.
• Lose weight, and exercise to stimulate circulation.