BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  Gout - 'Crystals Munching Our Bones'

Gout - 'Crystals Munching Our Bones'

Dr Amir Azlan Zain, Consultant Rheumatologist, Sunway Medical Center | Dr Suhail Suresh, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, Sunway Medical Center

21-May-15 16:05

Gout - 'Crystals Munching Our Bones'

When uric acid builds up in our blood and crystallizes in our joints, we will suffer gout attacks. A type of arthritis, gout attacks have been described as sudden burning pain in the joints, usually in the big toe. Fortunately, we can prevent and treat gout with medications that reduce uric acid levels. What about the long list of complementary herbal remedies that also promise to cure gout?

Here to tell us how are Dr Amir Azlan Zain and Dr Suhail Suresh from Sunway Medical Center.

This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.


Tags:  uric acidpurinejointsstevens–johnson syndromeapple cider vinegarhome remediessoybeanpickled vegetables

Share this podcast

Play / Pause

Listen now : Inside Story

Today’s Shows

6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Chandran Kukathas, Author of Immigration and Freedom

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Huen Su San, Founder, Cookhouse

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

MSP with Matt Armitage

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Chan Leong Teng, CEO, Skribble

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Chandran Kukathas, Author of Immigration and Freedom

2:00 PM

Front Row

Allan Perera One-Man Comedy Riot

2:15 PM

Front Row

Shantanand Festival of Arts 2022

2:35 PM

Front Row

Measure of Seeds

3:05 PM

Good Things

Autism Cafe Project

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:05 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

10:00 PM

Track By Track