In the event of an attack of gout, a type of arthritis, if you have pain and swelling, rest of the affected joint is strongly recommended. Local application of ice can relieve the pain. An acute attack can also be treated with a good gout treatment diet.
As well, in order to get over a gout attack, it is essential to stay well hydrated. Indeed, drinking between 2 and 3 litres of water per day is strongly recommended. This water can be still or sparkling. It is important to know that water promotes the elimination of uric acid from the blood.
It’s easy to stop a gout attack with a simple grandmother’s remedy! Baking soda, like lemon, is effective in reducing the level of uric acid in the blood and thus soothes joint pain. Put a spoonful of baking soda in a glass of water and drink this preparation 3 times a day.
It is also obviously very common to resort to anti-inflammatory medication. The effective drugs for rapid relief of a gout attack are colchicine and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These treatments are short-lived.