Ask the doctor: Never mind toes - I've got gout in my THUMB
Swollen deformed joints are, indeed, a sign of rheumatoid disease - and yet the high level of uric acid in your blood suggests gout. I think it unlikely the blood test was wrong. You do have gout ... may help with this, a better option is a nonsteroidal ...
Is it bad to water in the heat of the day?
Very little is going to soak deep down ... the ol’ saw about water drops magnifying the sun and causing the leaves to burn. It is possible, but not that likely, that putting water on hot plant leaves will create problems if you have a very high salt ...
Do I have gout or tendinitis?
Crystals of uric acid salt are seen when the patient has gout. A typical untreated gouty attack is very painful for two to three days and then starts getting better. The patient may have residual pain for two weeks. Medical suppression of an attack of ...
Fifteen Ways to Fight Heel Pain
If you have plantar ... or a hot water bath for 5 minutes. Alternate between the two for 20- 30 minutes 3-4 times a week. This may be more time consuming than the ice pack alone, but can bring considerable relief. 6. Roll a ball under your foot: Take ...
Lifecoach: Stop suffering in the cold
A Cold feet ... you stimulate thirst and retain the fluid. You may also need some additional carbohydrate. Sports drinks usually have a concentration of five to seven per cent. To make your own, mix five tablespoons of table sugar with each litre of water.