Does aching, stiffness, and swelling in and around your joints have you questioning if you suffer from arthritis? You are not alone. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 adults have arthritis.
Gout is inflammatory arthritis characterized by flare ups of painful swelling in the joints that lasts days or even weeks. The incidence of this painful disease has been increasing over the years, and a number of factors may explain why.