Posted by Marie Bernadette on February 27, 1998 at 15:35:10:
In response to alcoholism & gout, written by P. Bingham on February 26, 1998 at 18:32:06
] It was the alcoholism along with red meat that made the gout so prevelent during the eighteenth & early nineteenth century.
Ouch! Some of us have gout in this century. My toe has been hurting for a month and I rarely eat red meat (must be all the chocolate!). My dad had to become a vegetarian to get his gout to go away so it looks like I'll have to take Shelley's advice and do like-wise.
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