Gout Patient Education & Resources
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.
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.
Guidelines for Treating Gout
Updated gout recommendations for medications and lifestyle are based on new evidence.
Newly Diagnosed - Gout
Managing Gout So It Won’t Manage You
Gary Ho lived with excruciatingly painful gout attacks and progressive damage starting when he was in his 20s — so young that doctors refused to believe it was gout. Since a rheumatologist finally gave him a correct diagnosis and treatment, Gary has been committed to helping others going through similar struggles. Hear his experience and advice for others who are newly diagnosed.
News & Stories
Gout and Supplements: What You Need to Know
Here's what you should know about supplements to ease gout symptoms.
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.
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.
Is It Rheumatoid Arthritis or Gout?
Learn the difference between gout and rheumatoid arthritis – symptoms, causes and treatments.
Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition
Pseudogout comes on suddenly and causes intense pain in one or more joints.
Fasting and Gout | Arthritis Foundation
Learn about the link between fasting and this inflammatory form of arthritis
Help & Support
Get the Help You Need
Our experienced Helpline team understands Gout and is here to answer your questions. Call or email us for help in English or Spanish.Arthritis Foundation Helpline
If you were recently diagnosed, you may feel overwhelmed and alone. Get tips that can help you manage your disease.Helpful Tips & Resources
Get Connected with a Community
Connecting with others in your local community who understand what it's like to live with arthritis is life-changing. Find a connect group near you to make new friends, share tips and get support.
Living Well With Gout
Learn all about gout and get the best management strategies for you in these in-person events.
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