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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Water retention: Lack of sleep does not increase water retention.

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely!: Its unlikely the amount of melatonin contained in the presently available sleep "promoters" can have ANY side effects!! More likely perimenopausal ... ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Hypothyroidism : Low thyroid hormone is a consideration.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not recommended.: potassium supplements in general do not have any beneficial effects, unless you are diagnosed with low potassium, in which case supplements may be nec ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Improving muscle ton: Most women who are pregnant develop some water retention. This is due to the hormone Progesterone as well as changes in the circulatory system that o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Relief of edema: To best way to relieve your retention of water is for you to find out its cause. It could be due to several factors, heart failure, chronic kidney dis ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Water retention: If you are retaining water, water ingestion will not help to reduce it. Go to physician and find out whether or not you are retaining water and, more ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Water retention: Water follows salt a very low salt diet and natural diuretics like caffeine can help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Diuretic: Watch you salt/sodium intake. If your swelling is severe you may uber other problems like kidney issues. Follow up with your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Swelling: When you have pitting edema. If your finger leaves an indentation when your squeeze your ankle, you're retaining fluid.

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