Water retention can be prevented and treated with the proper indications. While the condition is quite common for women undergoing premenstrual symptoms (PMS) there are other fluid retention problems that can indicate that a more serious complication is taking place in the body.
Hypertension, high salt diet, an inefficient lymph system or a variety of cardiac problems can all result in your body holding on to the very water that it should be getting rid of.
too much water is retained by your cells and tissues it results in
puffiness and swelling. Sometimes this bloating occurs in the hands,
feet, hands, face or
some instances the effects of retention
are felt but the outward signs are not too apparent.
hormones could influence whether or not retention is going
to be a problem.
This can easily be seen with women who suffer with excess water weight each month as part of PMS symptoms. If you are using medications or eating foods with a high sodium content your body may be unable to deal with the situation and water retention may be the result.
Your lymph system and kidneys are also responsible for controlling the balance of water that is present in your bloodstream.
shift begins the water simply moves from the bloodstream into the
tissues and cells. If you are suffering from severe fluid overload, the
swelling (edema) will persist despite your efforts to relieve the
bloating. Pulmonary edema is a major problem that results when water is
trapped in the cardiovascular system and forced into the lungs.
The usual symptoms are:
- bloating in one or more areas of the body
- generalized discomfort and feelings of heaviness
- excess water is reflected by an increase in body weight
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