Ep 61. Gout - The Disease of Kings and King of Arthritis
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In this episode, we discuss gout, one of the oldest forms of arthritis. Ironically, it has a lot of history, but continues to grow, as a chronic condition, in this day and age in our society.
- what gout is and how it feels to have a 'gout attack'
- how common gout is with incidence & prevalence around the world
- dietary culprits and other lifestyle conditions that increase risk of gout in certain populations
Most importantly, what is the solution to gout and what are some key factors to help prevent recurrence, for those at risk.
The role of diet in hyperuricemia and gout
Dietary factors and risk of gout and hyperuricemia: a meta-analysis and systematic review
From King's to the Average Joe, Gout makes a comeback
Michael Pollan - In Defense of Food book (quote "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants")
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