Symptoms of Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis disease that affects the joints of the body due to the formation of uric acid crystals. Symptoms of Gout include pain ranging from mild to strong, joint sensitivity, itching, red color skin and inflammation.

Gout is a type of arthritis disease that affects the joints of the body due to the formation of uric acid crystals. Symptoms of Gout include pain ranging from mild to strong, joint sensitivity, itching, red color skin and inflammation. If any of these gout symptoms are caught at an early stage, the treatment of gout becomes more easy.

Generally our body makes uric acid when our body cells and certain foods in the body break down, it is then excreted by Kidney. But when Kidney is unable to excrete this uric acid either because it is being formed in large quantity or it has stopped working properly, it build up in the form of crystals and travel through blood and starts affecting the joints.

Gout can affect both men and women and its symptoms remains the same in both the cases. Ayurveda treatment of Gout at Mata Jaagi Devi Ayurveda and Yoga Research Institute involves Panchakarma therapies, oil massages, yoga and healthy diet.

The pain associated with Gout can be very severe leading to compete immobility.

The uric acid crystals gets collected near the joint areas like feet (especially the big toe), ankles, knees elbows and wrists and starts to affect their normal functioning.

Sometimes this build up of uric acid levels also leads to kidney stones.

Symptoms of Gout:

Pain is the most common symptom of Gout disease. At first the pain is mild and occurs occasionally, but as the disease spreads and situation gets worse, pain gets strong and occurs frequently to a time when it becomes regular. In the initial stage of the disease pain comes and goes and patient does not feel anything when it is not their.

Joints affected by Gout starts swelling along with pain and starts to degenerate.

Sometimes fever and fatigue may also occur along with pain in Gout.

Joints becomes very sensitive even to the slightest touch.

Very noticeable symptoms of gout is the itching sensation felt around the joints followed by the peeling of skins.

Gout leads to the reddening of the skin around the joint areas.

It is important to understand and sense these symptoms at the initial stage and visit an Ayurvedic doctor for treatment. These symptoms if ignored causes Gout to spread in the body and situation becomes worse. Gout causes hindrance in normal working of a person, they cannot walk, run, sit or stand when the level of uric acid crystals increase in our blood.

At the very start, Gout attacks are sporadic and things becomes normal within hours and all the symptoms disappears like they never existed. People should not be fooled by this as the uric acid level keeps on increasing within our body and the next Gout attack becomes more painful and lasts long.