So first things first, What is Gout? Gout is hyperuricemia. Which means your body has too much uric acid in it. How does this happen? Well you’re either making/consuming too much uric acid (via the liver and from your diet) or you aren’t excreting enough (through the kidneys). This can lead to uric acid exceeding its solubility in the body and materializing in places it shouldn’t be, most commonly in the joint where the big toe meets the foot. Unfortunately it doesn’t materialize into nice spongy soft happiness, it materializes into sharp, crystal-needle shaped, pain-inducing sadness. But why is this happening?
Image via Wikipedia Hey Folks, In a previous post I mentioned how animals in captivity have shortened lifespans and a whole slew of other problems. Today we’re going to delve into the guiding principles of health, and why the oneswe’re currently using don’t work. The human body is designed to respond and adapt to the