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GOUT

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CULPRITS MO

Gout is caused by a uric acid build up in blood that causes hard crystals in your joints

VICTIMS

Gout is commonly found among adults 41 and up. Males are more likely to get it than females.

YOU'RE IN TROUBLE IF

It is recognized by swelling, large lumps occur and cause deformities in joints. There is also redness on the skin and pain in joints.

HOW TO CURE IT

There are medications or pain relievers you can take to relieve the pain but the most effective way to fix it is to change your diet and lifestyle; more exercise and eating lean meat.

CITATION

"Definition of Gout." Mayo Clinic. November 10, 2015. Accessed December 10, 2015. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/basics/definition/con-20019400.