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Uric Acid, Gout and the Heart

Uric Acid, Gout and the Heart

Posted by on Dec 16, 2019 in Blog, Kidney stones | 0 comments

You may think of Henry VIII when you think of gout. Called the disease of kings, many associate it with excess. Gout is actually a common disease. Over three million people in the US diagnosed with gout every year. Gout is a builds up of uric acid in tissues, especially in the joints. Uric acid is a byproduct the digestion of purines, a natural substance...

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Acetaminophen, OTC Pain Relief and Arthritis Awareness

Acetaminophen, OTC Pain Relief and Arthritis Awareness

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Blog, Rheumatoid Arthritis | 2 comments

Arthritis Awareness The word arthritis is the common term for a lot of different conditions.   All of these disorders involve pain, swelling and changes that can restrict movement of joints.  It is a pervasive condition with approximately 1.7 billion people affected worldwide.  According to the Arthritis Foundation,  over 50 million or 1 in 5 of adults...

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