Gout Home Remedies
Take medications as prescribed.
While a joint is hot and swollen, you may want to use a cane or similar support to keep your weight off that joint.
It may be helpful to keep the swollen joint elevated above your chest as much as possible.
Ice packs can be helpful in relieving pain and reducing inflammation.
Maintaining adequate hydration is key for minimizing the frequency and intensity of attacks.
Cherry juice may decrease the intensity and severity of attacks.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/27/2014
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