3 Foods to Avoid if You Have Gout

Brad Schaeffer, D.P.M.
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Our  podiatrist, Dr. Brad Schaeffer,  discusses the top 3 foods to avoid if you have gout. Those who have ever experienced a gout attack know this is a very serious and very painful problem. The pain comes on very quickly and can last hours. There are certain foods and beverages that can trigger a painful attack and you should avoid these foods or limit your consumption.

If you are experiencing gout pain or gout attacks, you should visit a podiatrist immediately. Along with diet and weight control, there are medications that can help to limit or prevent gout attacks.