I think it is great that you are tracking for those of us who suffer from Gout. I find that asparagus, mushrooms and spaghetti sauce, along with red meat are prime triggers for my gout. I was diagnosed 3 years ago and have long been tracking the flare-ups in my right toe and the osteoartritis all over. If I sit still for too long it becomes hard to move around. Drink water, lots of it! Any other ideas I will certainly mull over, I also take daily medication to help keep it at bay.
We're a pretty small group, but a few of us are regular posters. I'm the "research guru" - I don't actually have gout myself. I'm just here trying to keep the forum active for the folks who need info or support.
Take a look around at some of the more recent threads and comment if you feel like it. We'd love to know more about you!
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I am from Canada and suffer from quite bad gout attacks, I usually get it in one foot for about a week or so then once it settles down I get it in the other foot for a week or so.. But I am learning to deal with it the best I can..Seeing a specialist this week..
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