Health Tip: Know Risk Factors for Gout
(HealthDay News) -- Gout is characterized by a buildup of uric acid in the body, leading to swollen, painful joints.
The U.S. National Institute on Aging mentions these common risk factors for gout:
Having a family history of gout.
Eating a poor diet.
Having too much uric acid in the blood, a condition called hyperuricemia.
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