I have been laid up for the last 3 weeks

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    with gout and have been wondering to myself whether it would be beneficial for me if I stopped drinking beers and ciders and only drink single malt whisky instead, any thoughts on this people?
     
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    Whiskey brings the sweet darkness faster and makes you pee less.
     
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    I think any alcohol would make it worse.
     
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    couple of quarts a day should do trick nicely !!
     
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    Take some vitamin C and D, potassium, magnesium & calcium supplements...

    ... if you have a GNC store in your area...

    ... give `em a call and ask about dosages...

    ... they may have something with all five in one pill...

    ... hope it gets better.
     
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    Gout...known as the disease of kings. Better remove that strap line of your's, Roomy!

    Yeh, beer is a killer for gout attacks, because it's high in purines. Spirits have less chance of bringing an attack on, but wine may be a better bet. Apparently wine in moderation can even lessen the chances of an attack.
     
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    have your blood sugar checked...gout is rather painful from what i hear...but it is brought on by fine eating and heavy drinking as your doctor has already told you
     
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    Roomy, you've always been a pikey at heart. Now get off your malignant arse and go con some old ladies out of their life savings, you big nomad, you.
     
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    Hello Swanker, I might just steal your thunder again if you don't wipe your mouth and belt up you ponce.:cool:
     

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