You will be surprised when you have a look at the fact that one in hundred adults is facing the problem of joint pain which is also known as ‘gout’. It has become a most common problem in all type of age groups and spreading its roots in our society which are affecting all of us rapidly. You come to know about this disorder when the formation of uric acid which is present in our blood becomes too high. Most of the acid passes out with the urine and some with the stools. But the excess acid form tiny grid like crystals of uric acid. Crystal’s collects in a joint which obstruct the joint tissues to cause inflammation, swelling, and pain.
There are so many reasons which build up uric acid in human body like:
1.Excess use of alcohol
2.Lack of vitamin C in your diet
3.Over drinking of Sugar-sweetened drinks
4.By some ailment drugs
5.High blood pressure
Gout usually occurs in attacks that can be very painful. Typically the base of the big toe is the most commonly affected joint that can be very painful and even a soft touch can hurt you. Sometimes two or more joints can be affected at same time which is totally none tolerable.
You can get relief by the medical treatments and other costly therapies like using anti-inflammatory painkillers, steroid tablets or injections (to reduce pain) but these ways are not suitable for long term use. These are not the safest ways to cure the concerned disorder. It’s not too late; you can also cure it by adopting some lifestyle changing suggestions like
1.Try to reduce some weight, if you are overweight.
2.Handpick your diet sensibly to balancing uric acid level by avoiding high protein intake and foods high in yeast.
3.If you are alcoholic then reduce the amount that you drink, it will help you.
4.Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of water.
5.Keep an eye on your blood pressure because high blood pressure is more common in people with gout.
As you know that no one can help you, if you don’t want to help yourself. You have to take the initiative on your own and get ready for change which provides you the solution safely and more suitably. Only nature has healing power to deal with severe disorder like gout. Most wonderful home remedies for gout that will definitely perform a fabulous job against this problem are:
It has a diuretic property which flushes out the system and helps reduce the uric acid build up.
You need to drink plenty of water to remain hydrated. During Gout attack soak the inflamed area or joint under water for about 15-20 minutes. It will give relief.
Wrap some ice into a towel and apply it on the inflamed area for not more than 15 minutes. It will reduce your pain.