I think the ACV is working but not sure.

by Joe
(Pittsburgh PA)

I get severe, debilitating attacks of gout. So severe that I cannot go to work for up to 4 weeks at a time and have to use the intermittent Family Leave that my company provides.

Flares occur in my finger joints, knees, elbow, and feet. Thus making it difficult to get dressed by myself and even to drive to work.

My flares seem to occur when I am taken off of colchicine. Just allopurinol does not help. My serum blood workups have me at a 12 (normal range 4-8). I have been taking ACV for the last 4 weeks and I seem to feel better. I have added the ACV with the tart cherry juice concentrate I take. My recipe for this is as follows: 0.75 oz tart cherry juice and 0.75 oz ACV taken with a glass of filtered water. Twice a day. It seems to take the edge off my joint pain and I have just started adding 1/2 tsp baking soda 3 times a day to the regimen. The trophi on my left foot and my right index finger on my hand seem to be shrinking. I am drinking upwards of 3L of water daily.

I will be going in for a followup in the next few weeks for another blood uric acid level to see if any of my meds can slowly be decreased without causing another flare with the goal of being totally off both the colchicine and allopurinol.

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Nov 14, 2016
Lemon and gout
by: Anonymous

I've just had a bad flare up which landed me in hospital on morphine so I've been digging around for info and have come up with the following.

It might be worth a try to drink the juice of a whole fresh lemon in hot water first thing in the morning. Although lemon is acid, it turns alkaline in the body. It also helps to cleanse the kidneys and flush out the baddies. I have just started trying this. Another thing worth trying is to drink one teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar in water 3 times a day. I've just started this too, along with the cherry juice and the bicarbonate of soda 3 times a day. Maybe check with your Doctor to make sure it's all compatible with your medication. Good luck and stay well.

Aug 19, 2016
your gout control
by: Peter

You certainly seem to have a bad case, please let us know your results.
Also speak with your doctor on the follow up with reads to mixing meds with baking soda and ACV.
If all of this fails try tumeric.
Just got to research which is the best as the most potent forms are more expensive.
here is some info.
Plus make sure you clean your teeth after ACV intake as the acid can eat the enamel of your teeth and also can affect your stomach.



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