Gout Symptoms

Gout can present itself in a couple of different ways. Inflammatory Arthritis The most common is a type of inflammatory arthritis in the form of a red, hot, swollen joint most often occurring in the big toe. Swelling can also develop in other areas of the body: Top of the... Read More...

What is Gout?

Gout is a form of arthritis that can occur when the body’s uric acid levels are severely elevated. High levels of uric acid in the body form needle-like crystals which lodge in the joints – most commonly the big toe. These tiny little crystals cause immense amount of pain with the... Read More...

Uric Acid

Uric acid is a natural occurring compound in the blood which forms ions and salts called urates and acid urates. These urates are passed through urine and for most people uric acid levels are kept in balance by the body naturally. Uric acid is produced when your body breaks down... Read More...