The short answer: No! The long, drawn out, complicated answer that the western medical establishment wants and needs you to believe to perpetuate their business model is: Yes.

This sums it all up:

Genetics Load The Gun…The Environment Pulls The Trigger.

It used be that men seemed to be the only victims of gout. However, as the years pass by, an increasing number of women are afflicted by the condition of gout as well. Because most of these women have already reached menopause, it’s caused a lot of people start to wondering if gout is really caused by genetics, or is gout caused by other more common and obvious factors.

Genes and Gout

As you may well know, gout is a form of arthritis that is often associated with several risk factors according to the western medicine powers-that-be (Big Pharma). Genetics is one of them. Studies have shown that 1 out of 4 people with gout have a family history. If 1 or both of your parents were diagnosed with gout, there’s a huge possibility that you’ll have this condition as well.

A number of studies are being conducted in order to determine how much of a role genetics play in the development of gout. Considering that almost a quarter of the population who are diagnosed with gout have a family history, “experts” have concluded that lifestyle is not the only factor that people should watch out for.

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Hey Bert,

I have been on an alkalizing kick since my bout with gout. I feel great all over and lost weight, to boot. I took what you said and magnified it and applied it to my situation. I had to give up some dead end pleasures and replace them with forward thinking improvements. What a difference it made. Thanks for getting me on the right path to recovery and reversal.

Thanks and best regards,


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We Live and Die By Our Habits

The genes are not the only thing you get from your parents. Most of the time, their habits may have also been passed down to you. In fact, studies have revealed that children of parents who drink alcohol are more likely to drink alcohol themselves.

It is a well-documented fact that heavy alcohol consumption is considered as a modifiable risk in the development of gout. So, if you are a heavy drinker like mom or dad, then you are prone to gout, end of story.

Natural Gout Prevention

Although genetics and heredity may play a minor role in the development of gout, lifestyle is still considered as the number 1 cause. Armed with this information, you can greatly reduce your risk of developing gout through lifestyle changes and following a healthier lifestyle.

Stop Gout Pain Now

Some vegetables like mushrooms, asparagus, peas, cauliflowers, and spinach are often cited as high risk gout foods because they contain high amount of purine, but I’m not a big advocate of that mindset. Seafood, alcohol, organ meat and red meat are also usually on the list to be avoided. However, the true culprit of the modern age gout epidemic is high fructose corn syrup which is found in most low cost, processed and fast foods. HFCS in combination with synthetic, toxic, man-made trans fats like margarine, Coffee Mate, Cool Whip, and found in every cheap pastry product is also to blame.

  ☆ Bottom Line:  Learn as much as you can about your family’s health history and the habits that are behind them. This way, you take some steps to prevent or reduce the cycle of gout for yourself and generations to come.


Bert Middleton

“I know your pain. Let me help you kill your gout for good!  And teach you to advocate for yourself and take ownership of your gout recovery, by showing you how to live the gout-free lifestyle.” Two decades ago, Bert Middleton found himself diagnosed with gout. Like 8.3 million other people in the United States (approximately 4% of the population), he struggled helplessly with the physical, emotional, social, and financial impact that gout left unchecked can have on your life. Prescription drugs were of limited help… And the terrible pain of regular gout attacks left him unable to enjoy even the simplest daily pleasures. His marriage was suffering. His finances were spiraling due to the impact gout had on his ability to work. And maintaining a social life was often nearly impossible. Tophi surgeries left him in terrible pain.  And he found himself depressed … and angry … that gout was stealing years of his life.

Until one day, after hundreds of hours of research and self-experimentation, Bert finally had a breakthrough and created a blueprint for a way of living that would prove to be “the answer” to living gout-free for nearly a decade now. Today, Bert and his “Gout Wife” Sharon devote their evenings and weekends to educating other gout sufferers on how to live the gout-free lifestyle. Showing others his 911 Emergency Response Gout Recovery Plan for getting PAINFUL gout attacks under control in as little as 4 hours. And then, how to make daily choices that keep gout under control for GOOD! So you can finally start LIVING again!