Have You Ever Asked, “Why Me?”
“Why me?” Have you ever asked yourself this question, maybe when going through the excruciating pain of a gout flare? You aren’t alone. Many patients living with gout ask this question – and rightfully so. Though gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis, the pain can be debilitating. Common Risk Factors While many different […]
Survey Says the Journey to Gout Control is a Long, Bumpy Road
Imagine an excruciating disease, one that leaves you bouncing from one health care provider to another with no definite diagnosis – often landing in the ER, where you’re offered opioids instead of answers. Sound familiar?
Get Gout Under Control in 2023
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2022 in Review
As 2022 comes to a close, we want to take some time to reflect on the past year and how the Gout Support Group of America has grown.
Gout & the Holidays
Delicious food, time with family and holiday cheer are right around the corner. While the holidays are a time of excitement, they can also cause anxiety for people living with gout.
Top 4 Misconceptions About Gout
Where do you look for information about gout? If your answer is the internet, you are not alone.
How to talk to friends and family about gout
Isolating. Unbearable. Frustrating. If you have gout, you know that that’s how the disease can sometimes feel.
If You Don’t Manage Gout, It Will Manage You
Think about your last gout attack. Maybe it’s been years. Maybe it was yesterday. No matter how recent the attack, all gout patients know one thing: the pain can be debilitating. The good news is that, even though this condition can’t be cured, it can be successfully managed.
Ever Thought of Joining a Clinical Trial?
The possibility of new, better treatments is exciting for patients living with chronic diseases that impact their day-to-day lives. T