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GOUT, med. jur. contracts. An inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the joints.
     2. In cases of insurance on lives, when there is warranty of health, it seems that a man subject to the gout, is a life capable of being, insured, if he has no sickness at the time to make it an unequal contract. 2 Park, Ins. 583.

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To our knowledge, our study is the first to directly compare cardiovascular outcomes between gout and OA subjects.
All of this is why the mainstay of gout treatment is preventing hyperuricemia.
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Factors that increase your risk of gout include: age and gender - gout is more common when you get older and is three to four times more likely in men, being overweight or obese, having high blood pressure or diabetes, having close relatives with gout (gout often runs in families), having longterm kidney problems that reduce the elimination of uric acid, a diet rich in purines and drinking too much beer or spirits.
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Recently, studies show that those with the highest intake of Vitamin C (both dietary and supplement) have the lowest risk of developing gout.
In patients with a long evolution of hyperuricemia and many acute attacks, gout can also be found in a chronic form, having as a main manifestation the gouty tophi (tophus = a friable and porous stone), a tophus being a deposit of small monosodium urate crystals surrounded by inflammatory cells.
Common triggers of gout include alcohol consumption, especially beer; purine-rich foods such as red meat and shellfish; high-fructose foods; high-protein fad diets; starting uric acid-lowering therapy without anti-inflammatory coverage; and bed rest, often postoperative.
Uric acid is use a gout opportunity their and usually harmless and most is passed out of the body in urine.
MAIN SYMPTOMS TYPICALLY, a rapid onset of intense pain and swelling in the affected joint is the main symptom, but as Professor Alan Silman, Arthritis Research UK's medical director points out, gout can be acute or chronic.
Crystal arthropathies gout and pseudo gout are the clinical manifestations of the inflammatory response due to crystal deposits in the synovial joints.