Gout: Explained

Who's at risk?

Patients with a family history of gout are more likely to develop the condition, and men tend to develop gout more often than women. However, women are increasingly vulnerable to gout after menopause. Additionally, adults develop gout more commonly than children. Patients with kidney disease are also at an increased risk.
Review Date: 
October 15, 2015

Last Updated:
October 20, 2015