Saturday, February 2, 2008

Watch out for THE gout

Some people would argue that Gout is not funny. Others would argue that it is. The fact is,

The symptoms of painful, swollen joints, mainly in the lower limbs, are caused when uric acid crystallises out of the blood into the joints.

But Wait, there's more!

Men who consume two or more sugary soft drinks a day have an 85% higher risk of gout compared with those who drink less than one a month, a study suggests.

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