Yes, gout and stress are related

by Juan

I'm 38, have been suffering from gout attacks for the last 10 years. I've been able to control these attacks by eliminating certain foods and drinks from my diet and mainly due to doing a lot of excercise and drinking plenty of water (last time I had a severe attack was about 2 years ago).

I now have an awful gout attack that has affected my right ankle... can't walk. I've been trying to figure out what triggered this attack, as I haven't changed my diet or lifestyle in such a way that this event should be justified. However, I have been exposed, over the past 3 to 4 weeks to many stressfull situations regarding my family's health, my job, my relationship with family members and what not, all at once.
Until now, after having read everybody's stories in this blog, I have never related gout to stress... but I couldn't agree more! What else could it be? Just the fact of knowing that stress has triggered this gout attack is comforting... Interesting to realise which angle I must tackle this from!
Thank you and good luck to all!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Gout and Stress.

Recent Articles

  1. Sambazon Acai original for gout

    Sep 04, 17 04:24 PM

    I have gout and I often drink Sambazon Acai original organic drink for about 3 days and my pain is gone. Better than any medication and pain killers. But

    Read More

  2. What is Gout

    Aug 26, 17 02:48 AM

    What is Gout - Gout, the oldest and most common form of Arthritis. The latest information on causes and symptoms of Gout, remedies and facts.

    Read More

  3. 1st time hopefully the last

    Aug 21, 17 03:58 AM

    I'm a first timer with gout and I wonder if moscato caused it. I tried it for the first time on my birthday and a few days later I had gout. Happy birthday!!

    Read More