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Relaxing as a Gout Treatment

"Mens sana in corpore sano".

Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis.

Only a healthy mind can lead to a healthy body,

and only a healthy body can produce or sustain a healthy mind.

Woman performing yoga, the lotus position


Cahn et al. showed that Meditation and yoga; causes an;

  • anti-inflammatory cytokine Interleukin-10 increase

  • pro-inflammatory cytokine Interleukin-12 decrease


This effect will help in restoring the defect ratio of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines in a Gout Patient.

Meditation and Yoga are a Treatment helping preventing Gout Attacks.

A gout patient performing yoga next to the swimming pool.

Yoga Gout Treatment

Yoga is a form of exercising, 

combining breathing, movement, and meditation.

A strong focus on breathing can really pay off when it comes to your health.

For Gout Patients: Keep it simple and easy.

Before taking classes, check the yoga style they teach, you need simple and slow exercises.

No power-yoga.

With the availability of streaming video, you can access online, free,  yoga classes.

This is an excellent option to start with Yoga.


Yoga tackles:

  • Stress

  • Inflammation.

  • Pain (Chronic)

and improves your overall health.

A group of gout patients performing Tai Chi on the beach at sunset.

 Tai Chi | Qigong | Gout Treatment

Tai chi and Qigong have the benefit they are  double-duty therapy,

relieving stress while providing moderate, gentle exercise.

They are similar, Chinese "energy" arts, mind-body practices.

Tai chi is soft Chinese martial art / Meditation, practiced for its health and wellness benefits.

It is believed to balance Yin and Yang, balancing the whole body.

It can be practiced by almost anyone, also during a gout attack.

The series of slow, gentle motions are performed while standing and taking small steps, though it can be modified for seated gout patients as well.

Qigong is soft Chinese Exercise / Meditation, concentrating on your body energy and focussing on certain movements,

balancing certain parts of the body, these movements are repeated a number of times.

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