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 Bestmed - offering you quality healthcare and freedom of choice Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover 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 Medical Drug addiction challenges family finances Diet and nutrition Confusion about types of sugar in beverages Diet and nutrition Probiotics have no effect on asthma Medical Gene predicts responsiveness to anti-depressants News Flu vaccine effective in children Diet and nutrition Father's diet before conception affects offspring From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know. Healthy dog » Dog weightloss Dog behaviour Overweight dogs Food not to feed your dog Feeding you dog 'human food' may be detrimental to its health.