Gout Treatment In Bangalore

Gout is a painful and disabling form of arthritis caused due to enhanced level of uric acid in the blood. The first symptom usually is painful swelling in single joint, in the feet especially the big toe. Normally uric acid dissolves in your blood and passes through your kidneys to your urine. Sometimes your body either produces too much uric acid, or your kidneys excrete too little uric-acid which causes gout.

Diet:

  • Eat fresh fruits & vegetables like beans, peas, cauliflower, mushrooms, and spinach.
  • Cherries, strawberries and blueberries are wonderful for gout sufferers.
  • Water keeps you hydrated. Even mild dehydration can make pain feel worse.
  • Certain diets are linked to gout such as foods high in purines such as organ meat, fish like sardine, beef etc, processed foods, sugar should be avoided.

Treatments

  • Mud bath, hot mud application to the painful joints, reduces the pain as well as the swelling and redness.
  • Mustard pack over the affected areas.
  • Steam bath & sauna bath once in a while.
  • Fomentation packs, hot oil applications and infrared rays applications also give best results for gout.
  • Castor oil pack.
  • Periodic hot foot and arm bath with epsom salt.
  • Neutral Immersion baths with epsom salt for up to 20 minutes duration.
  • Cold pack to the inflamed joints.
  • Warm water jet spray, underwater massage & whirlpool baths are effective.
  • Regular practice of yogasanas and pranayama.

AYUSH & CGHS approved

QCI – NABH recommended

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