8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Gout - Use Aspirin Sparingly

Here's how to reduce your risk of this common form of arthritis.

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Use Aspirin Only Sparingly
Salicylates — the active ingredients in aspirin — can raise uric-acid levels, so those at risk for gout are generally told to avoid (or at least limit) consuming aspirin or aspirin-containing products. Talk to your doctor to find out what pain relievers are safe for you.