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Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Reduce the salt and: Keep them elevated that will help, you have to use some water bills, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?

Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?

Information: Glands swell in response to some other process. You will need to find out what is the process, e.g. Tonsillitis. Treaat the primary process and the glands wil go back to normal. ...Read more

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Random swelling of the hands. Is that from too much salt?

Random swelling of the hands. Is that from too much salt?

Probably not: Your autonomic nervous system controls the swelling in your hands. Salt intake should not stimulate sweating. Body heat would be the main stimulate to your sweating response. ...Read more

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Sodium swelling still not down please could you help me?

Sodium swelling still not down please could you help me?

Swelling: If you are referring to swelling from high sodium intake, you could try cutting down to a 1500 mg/day sodium diet. Consider elevating the concerned limb. You might need diuretics. See a doc for that. Read the article below for more info: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the leg? Too much salt? Thyroid low?

What causes swelling in the leg? Too much salt? Thyroid low?

Both can: Most things can cause leg swelling, including the 2 above in the question. Blood test will answer the thyroid question. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more