Sunday, 13 December 2015

Home Remedies for Gout

Home Remedies for Gout

Gout usually found commonly in people which means stiffness that effects on the various specific parts of body such as wrists, ankles, ears, small joints, hands and knees. There might be some special reasons of gout in those above parts according to medical point of view. Gout could be identified due to the following symptoms showed below:
  • Acute pain
  • Swelling
  • Intense tenderness
  • Inflammation of joints
How to Treat Gout Naturally
Reasons behind gout are still not recognized but at some extent, it has been proved that gout is the major cause of uric acid intensity in the body. The high amount of uric acid weakens the bones and destroys its postures that you can’t be able to move the parts properly. Some of the causes are there that has known before like hereditary factors, drinking too much alcohol, lack of physical exercise, excess of protein intake and one of the main causes is stress.

Gout, which is a mild disease and could be changed into the severe ones related to certain health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, and kidney stones (uric acid). These conditions are serious at the initial stage because these can be control by medications but ones the condition will trigger worse; it cannot leave your body. Seek immediate treatment for the gout and get medicinal help. Alternatively, if you are not habitual of taking pills and other so you have an option to apply simple home remedies at home very easily. The remedies are as follows:

1.  Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is an excellent ingredient to get relief from pain like stomachache and headache. But it also found to be very effective to treat the gout and arthritis. The usage of apple cider vinegar is famous in herbal treatment for just because of its acidic property which tends to help in relieving the pain.
  • Take one tsp of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar and mix it in a glass of water.
  • Drink the solution three times a day.

2.  Ginger Root

Ginger root is used in many ways for treating different health problems. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help in removing the acute pain instantly from your body.
  • Take equal amounts of fenugreek powder, turmeric powder and dried ginger root powder (sonth).
  • Mix all the ingredients well together.
  • Consume one tsp of this mixture along with a glass of warm water.
  • Follow the remedy two times daily.
  • Add ginger root in your daily meal or consume a small piece of ginger root daily.
  • In one cup of boiling water, add one-half tsp of ginger root then mix well and drink it at least one time daily.
  • Another simple remedy that you can do is making a smooth paste of ginger root with water. Apply on the effected parts of your body. Do this at least once daily.

3.  Baking Soda

Baking soda is very reliable for treat the gout because it frequently helps in lowering the amount of uric acid from the body.
  • In a glass of water mix one-half tsp of baking soda.
  • Drink the solution four times a day only.
  • Follow up the remedy for two weeks without any gap.

Make sure that you are 60 above so; only take three times in a day.

Home Remedies for Gout

4.  Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is great for this purpose because it works as an alkaline material and neutralize the higher amount of uric acid present in blood stream. The combination of fresh lemon juice and baking soda gives effective result.
  • Mix one-half tsp of baking soda in a juice of one lemon.
  • Keep it aside for few seconds so the bubbles would burst out.
  • Now mix it in a glass of water.
  • Drink this daily.

5.  Cherries

Sour and sweet cherries, both are good to use in gout. Cherries are anthocyanins and contain antioxidant properties that serve to reduce the pain and minimize the effect of gout gradually.
  • Gout patients are advised to eat maximum 20 cherries per day.
  • If you want better results, eat it first in the morning.
  • You can also make juice of cherries and drink daily.

6.  Epsom Salt

Epsom is recommended because it has magnesium which has power to treat the gout and arthritis. Magnesium is great for improving the heart problems and blood pressure. It simultaneously removes the pain in muscles and joints.
  • Every time when you take bath, add two cups of Epsom salt in warm water.
  • Soak your body in this water until water loses its heat and turns to cool.
  • Do this remedy at least once in a week. But if you are in a serious stage of gout then you should do it for three times a week.
How to Cure Gout Naturally

7.  Bananas

Banana is also very useful for treating many health problems and so for gout. It has potassium which works to convert the particles of uric acid into liquid and then it will be flushed out of your body while urination. Banana is vitamin C enriched fruit and therefore helps in managing the pain from the joints.
  • Eat two bananas daily and you will notice the change and improvement in gout.
  • Another option is to add one ripe and mash banana in one-half cup of yogurt. Eat this daily and it also helps to keep the diarrhea away.

8.  Apples

“An apple a day keeps a doctor away” is very common to hear from people and it is also true because starting your day first by eating an apple keeps you healthy all the day. In gout, it is must for the patients to eat apple.

Apples contain malic acid which works to neutralize the uric acid in body therefore the pain and stiffness is relieved. If you do not want to eat apples, you can drink apple juice.

9.  Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is also suggested to use in gout. For this purpose, charcoal bath is very important to take three times a week.
  • In water, add one-half cup of charcoal powder and mix it until it forms like a smooth paste.
  • Pour the paste in a bath tub filled with water.
  • Now soak your body for at least one half an hour.
  • This is truly helpful for ankle joint or big toe.
  • You can also apply charcoal paste on the effected body parts. Wash it off with lukewarm water after leaving for half an hour.
  • Activated charcoal capsules are also easily available at the drug stores so you can take them and see the results. Do not forget to consult your doctor before buying capsules.
Natural treatment for Gout

10.  Cold Water

The affected area when soak in water will make you feel comfortable and relax. It helps in reducing the swelling and stiffness. In gout, it is not prescribed to use ice cubes directly on the skin because it leads to damage the skin and makes difficulty in handling the situation.
  • Place your swollen joint in cold water for at least 15 minutes.
  • Repeat the procedure several times a day.
  • You can also take ice pack wrap in a towel and place it on the affected areas for 15 minutes.
  • Do this remedy two times in a day.
  • Do not use ice pack in an excess amount because it cause crystallization of uric acid.

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