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Excessive intake of alcoholic beverages, especially beer, increases the risk of gout.

High consumption of purine containing foods (some red meats and fishes) elevates the risk of gout.

Obesity often leads to gout.
  However, very low-calorie diet also increases uric acid production and may increase the risk of gout.

Stress can trigger a gout attack.