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Greeley, CO
A 55-year-old female asked:

How can i stop retaining fluids? im not eating a lot of salts and not even eating a lot but i gain water weight, water pills dont help, why is it doin

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Fluid retention: Are you very overweight? Every eight pounds of fat tissue contain a pint of water. Other causes of fluid retention include certain medications,and disorders of the heart,kidneys and liver. Your physician who knows you best can advise you better,however. Don't add salt to your foods or cooking as there is already plenty of sodium in many foods.
Last updated Oct 31, 2015

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