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getting gout by walking too much?
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I have tried this gluten free diet and it's seemed to help.
I cut out wheat and yeast for the most part too.
But i still get flare ups when I walk to much especially.
Has anyone else experenced this?

I am on allopurinol,cherry juice, epsom salt, castor oil compresses,

indocin and colchine for emergency's
it's awful
Posted on 01/05/08, 04:24 am
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Reply #1 - 01/06/08  8:43pm
" I have experience getting gout from walking to much but when i asked my speacalist about this he said he didnt think so but i had went to an amusement park and 2 days later i had a gout flare up and also a long day of shopping the next day a gout flare up, i do feel that there is a link for some people for walking to trigger their gout "
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Reply #2 - 01/06/08  11:42pm
" I have found that to much stress on any joint can cause a flare up.

I changed jobs four months ago, where I was on my feet for 50 to 60 hours a week to a office job where I mostly sit at a desk all day, and I have noticed a big diffence in the way my legs and feet feel. You can also try getting orthotics for your shoes. That has also helped me alot.

I agree with you with the Colchine. I take one pill once a day. But if I have a flair up I do not dare take more then tree a day or I will get very sick. "
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Reply #3 - 01/10/08  4:35pm
" I do agree. It seems I get flares after Yoga classes. I can not for the life of me figure out what causes it as I have tried the diet thing and I ate MUCH worse proeviously with no attacks. Scince eating well and working out. I can get rid of them! "

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