Arthritis is a disease of the joints which causes them to become inflamed and stiffen. There are three types of arthritis. Rheumatoid, Osteo-arthritis and Gout.
Gout is the result of an imbalance of uric acid in the body, and affects more men that women.
The main symptom is waking up in the middle of the night with an acute throbbing pain in the big toe,