Here you can find answers about water retention, its symptoms, causes, remedies and treatments. The site author is Linda Lazarides, an international expert on water retention, and author of the best-selling book The Waterfall Diet. Linda has helped hundreds of people referred to her by doctors. Her eight books have helped thousands more.
Water retention is also known as oedema or edema. It can occur in any part of the body, or simply all over the body. Different pages of this site deal with swollen ankles, legs and feet, bloating, water weight and remedies. If you need more information, you can also read one of Linda’s books. Knowledge is the key to understanding how to get rid of water retention.
Water Retention Site Index
- Symptoms of water retention
- Causes of water retention
- Prescription remedies
- Water retention tablets
- Natural treatments
- Your questions answered
- Success stories
Water retention can be simply defined as swelling in the body’s tissues, caused by fluid collecting there instead of returning to the blood circulation. This problem has many different causes.
If you have a problem such as swollen legs, premenstrual water retention, puffy ankles, feet, hands or face, you will find explanations here. You will also find out when it is necessary to take water pills (diuretics) or whether these pills will do more harm than good for your particular type of water retention, even if they are natural supplements.
If you have a particular question you would like answered, you can always leave a comment in the boxes provided, and Linda will try to answer when she has time. Or upload your water retention photo, and tell us your story.
Personal help is also available in the form of online consultations, but if you have little money to spare Linda recommends that you first follow the advice in her books. The Waterfall Diet book is very comprehensive, and can be purchased from Amazon websites, but if you prefer something shorter and more succinct, you can download Linda’s E-guide straight away, entitled Low Carb Dieting and the Waterfall Diet. This E-guide was written for people wanting to lose both body fat and water retention in the form of water weight, but you do not have to restrict yourself to low-carb foods.
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