What's the Real Story on Gout?

Those who live with this serious, painful and debilitating inflammatory condition reveal what it is really like to live with gout, the moments it can steal, the damage it can cause and the life missed out on.


"Oh, it’s just gout." But gout isn’t something to be dismissed. It is a disease that affects more than just the joints.

What do you need to know about gout?

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The average person doesn’t understand how much pain I’m in. I did my own research about gout, but never truly understood how to manage it.

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I feel there are probably a lot more people out there that have the condition and they don’t know. I don’t want anybody else to live with it if they don’t have to. Everyone should take charge of their own lives.

Reveal Your Story of Life with Gout

Is my gout out of control? Answer a few questions to find out more.


In many cases, gout can be managed with standard therapies and lifestyle changes.

Hear From Gout Specialists

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Our understanding of [gout] has really shifted as we’ve been able to visualize the disease better.

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Gout is not widely perceived, and I think it’s very important. We have to recognize gout early, and treat it early.


Struggling to get your gout under control?

For some, even with oral therapies, gout symptoms continue and become out-of-control.