"So, I have suffered from gout for many years. My first attack hit my shoulders and was at the age of 28. I have since tried various treatments including Diclofenic, indomethacin and Naproxen. As I was suffering from gout every few weeks, I ended up taking these type of NSAID drugs for periods ranging 1 week to 4 weeks at least 6 times a year. They almost gave me an ulcer in my stomach. I have also used prednisolone for some time- yes it did take down inflammation in the short run but caused my attacks to repeat more often, in different joints and for lengths of time that I had never seen before. I then listened to a podcast by a chap Raj Bhachu on Ben Greenfield where he talks about fructose being a major contributory factor to gout. As I"