Home > Medical > Arthritis > FAQs 12 August 2008 Is gout a chronic condition? No, but if someone has had a bout of gout, it means that they are in the high-risk group for this uncomfortable and painful metabolic disorder. 0 Pin It Ask the Osteopath » Join us on Facebook » Ask CyberDoc » Subscribe to the Newsletter » 10 tips to take care of your joints Gadgets for arthritic hands No, but if someone has had a bout of gout, it means that they are in the high-risk group for this uncomfortable and painful metabolic disorder. Most people find that dietary adjustments (not the same for everyone) can reduce the levels of recurrence or severity of this condition. More in Medical Does RA go away or is it a chronic condition? More: ArthritisFAQs advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Blood spatter analysis - how it works Parenting Some parents prefer mobiles to kids at mealtimes Lifestyle Flood warnings for large parts of SA Lifestyle Gases that damage ozone layer found in ice and air Lifestyle Dolphin mom and calf rescued from Langebaan Lagoon Lifestyle How to survive load shedding From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Beware of the danger! » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.