Swollen feet can be painful, uncomfortable, debilitating and can come from serious medical conditions as well as hereditary/lifestyle conditions. Below are some vitamins you can take that will help to reduce swollen feet fast.
Magnesium – Magnesium supplements can help reduce water retention which is why feet getting swollen in the first place. Studies have found that 200 mg daily reduces bodily water retention. Soaking your feet in Epsom Salt is also another way to reduce swollen feet. Foods that are a good source of Vitamin A to reduce swollen feet include nuts, dark chocolate (yummy!) and green vegetables.
Vitamin B – The Cleveland Clinic ( https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/90118/edema-due-vitamin-b-deficiency) has shown that a deficiency in Vitamin B6 can cause swollen feet, not only that it can cause edema swelling throughout the body. Vitamin B6, B9 and B12 have also been shown to reduce inflammation which can contribute to swelling. It is important to note that a definciency Vitamins B1 And B2 often cause swelling in the limbs. Foods that contain a lot of B vitamins (including B1 and B2) are salmon, liver, eggs, milk, beef, oysters, clams, mussels, legumes, chicken, turkey, yogurt, pork, sunflower seeds and trout.
Vitamin C – Contains a lot of antioxidants that fight free radicals and reduce swollen feet and other types of edema swelling. Researchers say that people that take or ingest a larger amount of Vitamin C can cut their inflammation by 45%. The best foods to eat for Vitamin C include, oranges, grapefruit, broccoli, brussel sprouts, green and red bell pepper, potatoes, lemons, papayas, strawberries and kiwi.
Vitamin D – Vitamin D, B6 and Calcium all help with the excretion of fluids retained by the body. Insufficeint levels of Vitamin D can cause inflammation and swelling. The best way to get Vitamin D.. hit the beach! Other ways to get your vitamin D include eating sardines, salmon, cod, tuna, mushrooms, oysters, milk or other fortified drinks (orange juice, soy milk, almond milk), clams, mussels and egg yolks.
Vitamin A – Inflammation is a natural response to the Immune system when it is fighting a infection or injury of some sort. Sometimes, an inflammatory response can come on for no reason other than your body thinks something might be attacking your body. Vitamin A helps to keep the inflammatory responses in check by making sure your immune system does not over react to something it should not. Foods that have a lot of Vitamin A include Spinach, Kale, Chard, other dark greens and also sweet potatoes, papaya, cantaloupe and carrots as they all contain beta carotene which gives them an orange color. Your recommended daily allowance for women is 700 mcg’s daily and for me it is 900 mcg’s daily. You will want to take more than this Vitamin A to help reduce swollen feet, however, don’t take too much for too long as it can have long term health defects it you are taking over the 3000 mcg’s on a long term basis. When in doubt check with a doctor to determine the correct dosage for you. The good news is Vitamin A will help reduce swelling and is a natural ingredient, so it won’t have the side effects prescription medicine has as long as you take it in accordance with the guidelines.
It is always best to consult your doctor before adding any supplement to your diet, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or are on any medication. You can find the above supplements at your local health good store, these vitamins, whether trying one at a time, or by taking a multivitamin should help to reduce swollen feet. SwellNoMore has 17 natural ingredients and has been a cure for swollen feet for many repeat customers. SwellNoMore not only reduces swollen feet it also helps to reduce edema swelling no matter where it is occurring in the body. So go ahead and try SwellNoMore today!
The SwellNoMore Team xx
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