The best home remedies for gout include chilling and resting the affected joint, drinking plenty of water and keeping foods that are high in purines out of the diet, notes WebMD. In concert with these home remedies, gout... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

A home remedy for treating gout is to use a cold compress on the inflamed joint for 20 to 30 minutes several times a day, notes WebMD. Another home remedy is to rest the joint, placing it on a pillow or other soft surfac... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Those with gout can apply a cold pack or compress to the affected joint to reduce inflammation and ease pain. It is also important for gout sufferers to ensure they drink plenty of water in order to help the body keep go... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Effective home treatments for gout in the foot include rest; careful food and drink selection; plenty of water; and icing the foot if the affected joint can tolerate the pressure, according to WebMD. Standard nonsteroida... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Although beans and lentils were initially included in the list of foods to avoid by gout patients, studies show that vegetables high in purines do not increase the risk of recurring gout attacks, notes Mayo Clinic. Other... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

People suffering from gout should avoid foods that have a lot of purines, such as organ and game meats, gravy, other meats in large amounts, and beer. These foods elevate levels of uric acid in the body and lead to gout,... More »

Low-fat milk products are low in purines, may lower the risk of gout by more than 40 percent, and may rid the body of uric acid during a gout attack, states WebMD. Citrus fruits, cherries and cherry juice may help preven... More » Health Nutrition & Diets