Health Care : 5 Traditional Ways to Treat Gout with Natural Ingredients

Traditional Ways to Treat Gout with Natural Ingredients

In the previous article (can be seen on this link gout disease), we have discussed about gout disease, causes, diagnosis, handling, and symptoms. On this occasion, I will discuss about how to treat gout naturally and proven effective.

Treatment of Gout Disease

Handling of gout disease can be done through two main targets, ie relieve symptoms and prevent relapse. 

In relieving the symptoms of gout that appears, you can use ice cubes by placing on the ailing joints. In addition you can also take painkillers such as Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS). But if it does not decrease the pain, drugs such as colchicine or corticosteroids are sometimes necessary. 

Meanwhile, to prevent the occurrence of gout disease again, you can improve healthy lifestyles such as weight loss, stress management, healthy diet, and much more. Do not forget to combine also with the consumption of gout drug from the doctor for maximum results. 

Traditional Ways to Treat Gout with Natural Ingredients 

Treating gout can not only be done through the doctor's treatment alone, you can also use some natural ingredients to overcome this disease. As for how to overcome gout, among others: 

1. Consumption of fruits and vegetables (alkaline food) 

In a book titled "Alkalinize or Die" Dr. Theodore A says that with us diligently eating alkaline foods (fruits, vegetables, seeds, etc.) it will be very effective to help lower gout. 

Uric acids in the body is basically processed through the kidneys, well this is the alkaline food that helps dissolve the gout and then remove it in the form of urine. 

2. Consumption of cerry fruit juice 

Cerry fruit has a fairly thick acidic compound. This acid content is able to balance the levels of uric acid in the blood and urine. In addition, the fruit of cerry also contains potassium and nutrients that can help relieve pain in the joints. 

According to data published by Harvard University, cerry has a high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The antioxidant content helps prevent harmful free radicals, while anti-inflammation prevents the appearance of inflammation. 

3. Consumption of lemon juice 

Speaking of sour fruit, lemon is also one of them. This high acidic nature that you can use to treat high uric acid. Remember if, the acid content can help the body produce calcium carbonate that will neutralize gout. 

4. Increase consumption of vitamin C 

The next traditional medicine gout disease is the consumption of vitamin C. The vitamin is effective enough to overcome inflammation of the joints that appear suddenly. Even antioxidant content is also proven to relieve pain and prevent the bad effects of free radicals. 

Currently, the highest vitamin C content is held by the guava. Therefore, do not miss guava juice regularly to drink in the morning. However, you can still eat fruit and kiwi fruit, because they have vitamin C content that is not less high with guava fruit. 

5. Consumption of honey vinegar 

It may still seem strange when you read 'honey vinegar'. In Saudi Arabia, honey vinegar is also called propolis, usually gout drug is sold by many traders of herbal medicine. Propolis is a collection of bee resins that can help provide basic properties in the body, so it is effective enough to neutralize high uric acid. 

That was brief information about how to treat gout naturally that you can try. Don't forget, always apply a healthy lifestyle that gout doesn't recur. Good luck!

Caution: gout disease appears one caused due to high cholesterol, therefore you should read how to treat high cholesterol so that later not easy to recur

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