23 Home Remedies for Gout that Really Work. Gout is a painful form of arthritis. When the level of uric acid increases in blood it results in the build-up of uric acid crystals around or in the joint leading to inflammation and piercing pain in the joints. Fingers wrists hands feet ankles and knees are generally affected by this ailment. Excess consumption of Niacin (a form of vitamin B3) also causes painful gout. This disease mostly affects males but females may also develop……..