Harvard Health Letter
Are you at risk for gout?
This common type of arthritis can show up suddenly and cause debilitating pain. The great artists Ludwig van Beethoven, Luciano Pavarotti, and Leonardo da Vinci had more than extraordinary talent in common; they were also sufferers of a type of inflammatory arthritis called gout. You may be at risk of joining their ranks if you have any potential triggers for the condition. “Most people are surprised by their initial gout diagnosis, unless