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https://www.youtube.com/embed/ojCiCcM2Wu4 Crystal growing is both fascinating and easy to do. Simply dissolve a bit of table salt in some water, place a string inside, and then let the water evaporate over a few days. As less and less water is present, the concentration of salt will increase. However, water cannot dissolve an infinite amount of salt, therefore there must be a maximum or saturated concentration. At that maximum concentration, salt will not dissolve but instead will solidify to form crystals on the string. This is an awesome phenomenon to show your friends, but imagine if crystallization occurred within your body. In people who have gouty arthritis, or gout, a compound known as uric acid begins to form crystals inside joints, which leads to intense pain. In fact, the pain is so severe that many who suffer from a gout attack describe that even the weight of a bedsheet on their…

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ojCiCcM2Wu4 Crystal growing is both fascinating and easy to do Simply dissolve a bit of table. Salt in some water place, a string inside and then let the water evaporate over a few days As less and less water is present, the concentration of salt will increase. However, water cannot dissolve an infinite amount of salt. Therefore, there must be a maximum or saturated concentration At that maximum concentration, salt will not dissolve, but instead will solidify to form crystals on the string. This is an awesome phenomenon to show your friends, but imagine if crystallization occurred within your body In people who have gouty arthritis or gout, a compound known as uric acid begins to form crystals inside joints, which leads to intense pain. In fact, the pain is so severe that many who suffer from a gout attack describe that even the weight of a bedsheet on their…