Allopurinol and Liver Function Test

Can gout cause elevated liver enzymes?

I am 41 yoa.  I began having gout attacks (one or 2 per year) in my late 20's.  They were bad attacks, crippling.  As time went on I could manage attacks (mostly with ibuprofen) better and could avoid full blown incidents.  As time went on I tried herbal remedies, baking soda, ect.. with little success.   Read More

Bugged By Gout

Xanthine oxidase reduction by quercetin fascinates me. Xanthine Oxide Reducing InsectCan tea, onions, apples and other foods hold the secret for natural gout cures? Lots of scientists are looking, but extracting the active ingredients is hard. This is really bugging me! But, could bugs be the answer? Quercetin is a member of the flavonoid group Read More