Gout is an inflammatory form of arthritis that can come and go. Some people will experience a gout attack only once, while others will have recurring symptoms. Learn how it's treated and what you can do to control it.
Managing a Gout Flare
Gout flares are unexpected and painful. Here’s how to get a handle on them.Learn More
What Role Does Diet Play in Gout Management?
Learn what role diet plays in gout management and other steps that need to be taken to help stop gout attacks.Learn More
Guidelines for Treating Gout
Updated gout recommendations for medications and lifestyle are based on new evidence.Learn More
Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Have Gout
Ask your health care team these questions to better understand your gout and how to manage it.Learn More
News & Stories
Gout and Supplements: What You Need to Know
Here's what you should know about supplements to ease gout symptoms.Learn More
Gout Is No Joke
Misinformation and shaming may prevent people from getting appropriate care.Learn More
Jim Klososky's Gout Journey
After living with gout for 30 years, Jim Klososky realizes how neglecting treatment has cost him.Learn More
Living Well With Gout
Why is My Gout Not Getting Better?
Make sure you really have gout if you aren’t responding to therapy. Learn about gout’s possible mimics.Learn More
Gout Diet Dos and Don'ts
Maintaining a balanced diet, low in uric acid, is critical for lowering the risk of a gout attack. Learn which foods and beverages you should eat and which ones to avoid.Learn More
Is It Rheumatoid Arthritis or Gout?
Learn the difference between gout and rheumatoid arthritis – symptoms, causes and treatments.Learn More
Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition
Pseudogout comes on suddenly and causes intense pain in one or more joints.Learn More
Fasting and Gout | Arthritis Foundation
Learn about the link between fasting and this inflammatory form of arthritisLearn More
How Fat Affects Gout
Excess weight increases your risk of gout and health problems that go along with it.Learn More
Help & Support
Get the Help You Need
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If you were recently diagnosed, you may feel overwhelmed and alone. Get tips that can help you manage your disease.Helpful Tips & Resources
The Role of Diet in Gout
Learn the true role of diet in gout management, as well as how to prevent flares and how to make the best nutrition choices for overall health.
Living Well With Gout
Get answers to take control of gout, including information about causes, flares, remission and co-conditions, in this special webinar lead by renowned experts.
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