What is Gouty Arthritis and its Treatment


Gouty Arthritis is a types of Arthritis disease, which is caused due to excessive build up of uric acid in our body. Gouty arthritis is treatable by just change in the diet and simple Ayurvedic medication.

Have you ever felt needle-like crystals pricking your joint that is the basic symptom of Gouty arthritis.

Symptoms of Gouty Arthritis are:

  • Stiffness
  • Warm feeling in the joints
  • Swelling
  • Redness around the joints
  • Inflammation
  • Pain

Gouty arthritis is caused by the build-up of excessive uric crystals in the joints and the tissues. Uric acid crystals are formed due to high uric acid levels in the blood.

A body produces uric acid as a byproduct of metabolizing process. Kidney is responsible for processing uric acid and maintaining its level. But when Kidney fails to process it efficiently enough, uric acid starts to build-up.

Stages of Gouty Arthritis:


This is the first stage of Gouty arthritis disease. A person just needs to change his/her diet to control the disease. If the disease is caught here, it can be controlled within no time. Here the uric acid levels have elevated but with proper treatment it can be controlled.

Acute Gout:

This is the secondary stage of Gouty Arthritis where a person feels pain, swelling and redness in the joints. Gouty attack or sudden pain can be felt. Here, a treatment that includes herbal medicines and diet change is carried out to prevent the disease from progressing.

Chronic Gout:

Here the Gouty arthritis disease become serious and Gouty attacks become more frequent and damage to the joints. Here the patient must undergo Ayurvedic treatment and therapies along with herbal medication that is needed to control the disease as well as pain.

Cherries are considered an affective fruit in treating gouty arthritis. Cherries have natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidants that helps in reducing inflammation and pain. Cherry also reduces uric acid levels.

Gouty arthritis patient must avoid food that can increase the uric acid level in the body like beef, pork, red meat, fish, shellfish, seafood, beer, wine, etc.

Ayurvedic treatment of Gouty arthritis in Delhi is available and involves Panchakarma treatment, herbal medicines and a balanced diet. If a person carries out a check-up with the doctor at an early stage, the disease can be treated quickly but if the disease is found out at later stag, the treatment is long but the disease is treatable completely.



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