Gout is a disease caused by congenital disorder in uric acid metabolism. Uric acid is a product of waste material found in the urine and blood from the chemical processes of the body. In case of gout, the monosodium orate or more popularly called the uric acid crystals are being deposited on the particular cartilage of joints, tendons and surrounding tissues. The crystal deposits are due to the increase of uric acid concentration in the blood stream.
Gout Signs and Symptoms: -
Gout has visible symptoms. Persons with gout usually suffer with swelling and pain in the joints especially in the hands and feet. There is also an The presence of agonizing, sudden, unexpected burning pain, redness of skin in the areas affected, warmness and stiffness of the joints are also felt. Sometimes, patients also become feverish. The crystals inside the joints and the inflammation of the tissues around the joints cause the pain. These tissues also cause the skin to swell, tender and sore.
Herbal Remedies for Gout: -
Many of the herbal remedies used for gout are also used for other types of arthritis. Bromelain, an extract from pineapple, can reduce the severity of a gout attack. Quercetin, a flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables, works well with bromelain to treat gout, according to Herbs 2000. Take 500 milligrams of bromelain every three hours during an attack, and take 500 milligrams of quercetin two times a day in between meals. Other effective herbs include flax seed, cat's claw and devil's claw. Vitamin C and cherry fruit extract can also be effective against gout.
A weak immune system can be caused by physical and emotional stress, loss of sleep, athletic overtraining, common bacterial or viral infections, certain drug therapies and surgery. Diets that contain excessive fat, alcohol or refined sugar can also lead to a weak immune system. As can a diet that doesn't have enough protein, vitamin or mineral intake.
Causes of Immune System Weak: -
• Stress. • Drugs. • Blood transfusions. • Surgeries. • Chemical exposures like radiations.
Herbal Remedies for Weak Immune System: -
• Vitamin C, for example, is found in kiwi fruit, oranges, Chinese cabbage and berries – increasing your intake of these foods will massively increase your body's ability to fight common viruses and infections. • Include in the diet chlorella, garlic and pearl barley. These foods contain germanium, a trace element beneficial for the immune system. Also giant red kelp contains iodine, calcium, iron, carotene, protein, riboflavin and vitamin C, which are necessary for the immune system's functional integrity. • Lemon is an ideal source for restoring acid-alkali balance in your body. Try to squeeze out juice from lemon and add sufficient amounts of water to it. Drink this solution of lemon juice which helps your body to maintain internal climate at a particular PH level, which will help healthy bacteria to survive and destroys other harmful viruses. • The avocado is also a great immune system booster, containing fatty acids, protein and lots of vitamin E.
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