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Doctor insights on: I Have Water Retention Is A Body Wrap A Great Way To Lose It

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Water Retention (Definition)

Water retention is a condition where a person, usually by some action of the kidneys or liver, stores more water than normal, in tissues throughout the body. This can lead to bloating, or a generalized ...Read more


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What's the best way to reduce body water retention?

What's the best way to reduce body water retention?

Eat less sodium.: Excess sodium causes retention of fluid. Reduce sodium intake to reduce edema. ...Read more

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Can diseases that often cause inflammation throughout the body also lead to water retention?

Can diseases that often cause inflammation throughout the body also lead to water retention?

Water retention: Inflammatory diseases might lead to water retention. Keep in mind that many medications that are used to treat inflammation, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, prednisone, etc may cause water retention or swelling. Water retention is also a side effect of other medications. ...Read more

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Could diseases that cause inflammation throughout the body also cause water retention?

Very possible: However, every disease is different. For instance autoimmune diseases cause fluid retention through causing kidney disease. Others could cause heart or liver disease, thereby, causing retention. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot water retention all over your body during anorexia recovery?

Is it normal to have a lot water retention all over your body during anorexia recovery?

WaterWaterEverywhere: I wouldn't call it"normal,"but an uncomfortable part of the rehabilitative process and usually goes away as your recovery progresses(say, a month or two).If it gets real bad (that's rare) your doctor can deal with it with medication, but if you have any shortness of breath or chest pain tell your doctor.The exact cause is not definitely known.There's theories.But don't worry too much. Persevere! ...Read more

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Does lactulose also help in reducing water retention in body , if yes then how much water is excreted ?

Does lactulose also help in reducing water retention in body , if yes then how much water is excreted ?

Not really: lactulose does not get absorbed and does not pull water from tissues into the gut. Water retention is better dealt with sodium (salt) restriction and diuretics. ...Read more

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Heart failure diet to lose water retention?

Low sodium: The most important thing--almost the only thing--is to restrict the sodium content of your diet. Sodium will cause fluid retention. ...Read more

Body Wrap (Definition)

Is spa treatment designed to slim & tone the body, hydrate or firm the skin, ...Read more