Gout Strikes Rich, Famous, And Almost Anyone Else
And so are tens of thousands of Americans, particularly men, who have inherited the disease called gout.
Gout is a disease that is frequently confused with other foot disorders.
Because this disease often causes pain in and around the bunion joint, some gout sufferers think that it's their bunion that is hurting.
Since the pain is so severe, other people think (before diagnosis) that they must have broken a bone in the foot.
Although gout is felt in the feet, it actually is a disease that affects the entire body. It is a metabolic disorder that interferes with the body's ability to process purine, a …