10. Gout and Uric Acid
The infection travels through the body and thus attacks one joint at a time. Due to the mobile nature of this disease, the excess of uric acid that is causes can also spread. Sufferers exhibit high levels of uric acid throughout the entire body. The aches and pains which this causes can persist for days, thus leaving you immobile. High levels of uric acid of accompanies other conditions. Conditions such as hypertension, obesity, psoriasis and even lead poisoning. Lead contaminated alcohol is a frequent cause of gout. Thus it is important to never drink alcohol which has past it’s expiry date.