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Apple cider vinegar is one of the simple home gout remedies for pain and swelling. The acidity in the vinegar helps to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation. (Here are some of the other amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar.) Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water and drink it two to three times a day. If you find this to be helpful you can increase the amount of apple cider vinegar that you add to water.
Cold helps to reduce swelling. In the case of gout, though, it is important to soak the affected area in cold water for pain relief rather than use ice. Ice is considered one of the ineffective gout treatments that can damage the skin and make the condition worse. You may also want to give these 15 other tricks to relieve arthritis pain a try!
You probably have these gout remedies right on your kitchen counter. The high levels of potassium in bananas convert uric acid crystals in the body into liquid, which will then exit the body through urination. Bananas also contain vitamin C, which reduces swelling and pain. Try adding one or two bananas to your daily food intake for.