What Is Gout? Plus: 8 Ways to Lower Your Risk - Drink Plenty of Water

Learn more about this painful joint condition, and get important information about how to reduce your risk of this common form of arthritis.
Drink Plenty of Water
I recommend that my clients with gout drink at least eight glasses of water daily to help flush uric acid out of the body. That's just another reason why water is my beverage of choice — it keeps you hydrated, and it contains no calories, no sugar, and no artificial ingredients. It's natural and refreshing!