Aside from giving advice to lose weight doctors will also investigate what sort of food a patient with rightists usually has. A change in diet and eating habits plays a big factor in the development of arthritis in persons between the ages of 30 to 50 years old. Therefore indulging in foods that promote arthritis will need to be avoided in order to see the positive results of the treatment. Since gout is commonly linked with obesity, significant weight loss can improve the management of the condition dramatically. Reducing calorie intake is a good way to shed pounds.
Doctors would usually recommend a diet that is low in saturated fat. They would normally recommend the replacement of refined carbohydrates like white bread potatoes and sugar with complex carbohydrates like whole grains and vegetables which help reduce the serum uric acid.
Recommended Eating Habits
The doctor will strongly advise the patient to avoid frequent consumption of red meat and seafood. Avoidance of liquor and beer consumption will also be strongly recommended by the physician since alcoholic beverages increase the risk of gout. Aside from alcoholic beverages increasing the risk of a gallon sweetened beverages that is high in fructose corn syrup also heightens the possibility of the development of gout. And because that is a chronic condition if left untreated the patient may experience repeated painful and immobilizing acute flare ups of gout.
Complications of doubt may develop if it is not treated and eventual joint damage will be a parent and leave the patient immobilized with their quality of life compromised. Some of the risk factors of gout is hereditary and genetic and these make a predisposition for gout and preventable. However other risk factors can be curbed, like obesity diet and lifestyle.