Natural Fluid Retention Remedies
Fluid retention (oedema) occurs when fluid isn’t removed from body tissues. Natural fluid retention remedies containing herbs geared towards the bladder and digestive system, can be very effective in relieving fluid retention.
What causes fluid retention?
Causes can include the body’s reaction to hot weather, a high salt intake, hormones associated with the menstrual cycle, deficiency of protein or certain vitamins. Symptoms include swelling of feet, hands and ankles, a feeling of stiffness or aching and weight fluctuations. Oedema can also be symptomatic of serious medical conditions such as heart, kidney or liver disease. Please consult your healthcare professional for a full check-up and diagnosis before commencing self-treatment.
Herbal Fluid Retention relief
Spectrum Herbal Urinary Track Infection Relief, not only effective on UTI, but also contains herbs which may assist with other bladder issues. Horsetail, Celery, Dandelion traditionally used for fluid retention, increase urine production and as a mild diuretic.
Spectrum Herbal Menopause Support contains herbs traditionally used to assist with fluid retention from PMS and menopause.
Other Natural Fluid Retention Remedies
- Drink lots of water
- Reduce salt intake
- avoid alcohol and caffeine
- Reduce sugar intake