Gout warning signs
My husband always has a stage of being hyper & 'mischevious' a few days before a gout attack. This is followed by an overwhelming urge to overdo exercise, then a morose, staring into space phase, followed by a short tempered, spiteful, angry, road-ragey phase! Then he has a massive gout attack. Can anyone else relate to this? He sometimes feels sick before too. Gout is well established in his family but the only 'warning sign' his dad got was a 'kicking out' sensation in the 'about to be affected' foot. I've only found 1 mention of 'short temperedness' on the web as a precurser & would be very interested if anyone else had similar pre-gout symptoms.