What is edema? Edema, commonly also referred to as Oedema, is the swelling of the body and it happens when small blood vessels leak fluid into tissues in different areas of the body and becomes trapped there. It can happen anywhere in your body including your eyes, legs, ankles, arms, brain, lungs, stomach, feet, etc. It can be very scary to say the least. Medications that cause edema include oral birth control, Pregabalin (Lyrica), Gabapentin (Neurontin), Amlodipine (Norvasc), Pioglitazone (Actos) and rosiglitazone (Avandia). Sitting or standing for too long can increase the swelling.
What causes edema? Medical conditions and inflammation can cause edema including brain injuries, liver and kidney disease, allergies, albumin deficiencies (albumin is a simple protein found in egg whites, milk and blood serum), serious illnesses, pregnancy, medications can also cause edema. Inflammation can cause diseases and edema, so it is important to eat foods which naturally fight inflammation (more below).
Types of edema:
For ways to cure or reduce the swelling of edema:
Supplements for Edema include Bromelain, Juniper Berry, Green and Black Tea, Quercetin, Corn Silk, Horsetail, Hibiscus, Dandelion, Turmeric, Juniper Berry, Hydrangea Root, Uva Ursi, Magnesium, Parsley, Ginger, Rutin and Vitamin B6. If you unable to find all of these, start with magnesium or a supplement like SwellNoMore that contains 17 of these ingredients. SwellNoMore gets reviews from people who could not walk due to edema and after taking SwellNoMore, the swelling went down and they were able to walk, sometimes in as little as 2-3 days and other times it can take a few weeks.
Natural Foods that fight edema and are natural Diuretics in nature include watermelon, green bell peppers, onions, garlic, asparagus, celery, berries and grapes, but remember any and all fruits and vegetables are good for you, just avoid putting salt on them.
Water Pills for Edema versus Natural Diuretics for Edema versus Natural Supplements for Edema. SwellNoMore acts as a Natural Diuretic, Natural Water Pill and Natural Supplement to reduce water retention, inflammation and swelling.
Water pills work by blocking the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys which helps reduce water retention and swelling (edema).
Natural Diuretics and prescribed diuretics all work by increasing the passing of urine. There are 4 types of Diuretics:
Natural Supplements are considered something that completes or enhances something else when added to it. Reduce swollen feet, legs and ankles fast with SwellNoMore today! That is why SwellNoMore contains 17 natural and powerful Ingredients to get the results needed to reduce swelling from edema naturally and quickly. One last note, if you are struggling with eye edema - that is swelling or puffiness around the eye area, due to retained water, check out are other blog on how to get rid of puffy eyes fast and naturally here.