Edema is swelling caused by excessive fluids accumulated in your body’s tissues. Even though edema can affect any part of your body, it usually occurs in the legs, feet and the torso.
It causes swelling in the affected body parts as well as stiff joints, weight gain and increased blood pressure and pulse.
There are many environment factors which can cause water retention including high weather temperatures, contraceptives, high altitudes, medications, eating too much salt, physical inactivity, and vitamins deficiency.
However, it can be also caused by internal factors like stress, poor circulation, dehydration, pregnancy, allergies, thyroid diseases, high blood pressures, liver and vein disorders as well as heart and kidney problems.
So, today, we have 10 water retention remedies that can help you to effectively resolve the accumulation of excess fluids and reduce the swelling caused by water retention.
1Remedy #1: Parsley
Parsley is one of the most effective remedies for water retention. You should add a couple of teaspoons of dried parsley in a cup of water. Boil it until it starts vaporizing then let it cool for 10 minutes. Consume this tea 3 times a day until you see some results. You can also mix fresh parsley with lemon juice and drink this.