Since our body is made up of 70% water, which can be found both inside and outside the body’s cell. There are times when formation of excess fluid in the body occurs, particularly in the circulatory system, particularly in the body tissues and cavities like joints happen. This condition is called Water Retention. Water retention, also known as fluid retention or edema, happens when lots of water is taken in. This leads to high volume of fluids in the body. Water Retention can be resolved by our kidneys by quickly excreting the excess fluid in the form of urine. Also, reducing water intake will also decrease your urine output more than usual. But when there is already an abnormal swelling and build-up of water in specific parts of our body, this condition is still called water retention. Here are some natural remedies to treat water retention:
1. Drinking more water
Drinking more water may sound ironic but it will help you release those excess water help up in your body. When the body is holding up more water than average, it is a sign that it is afraid of losing more water. You should drink at least 8 glasses of water spread throughout the day since taking in too much water in a short period of time may lead to water poisoning or hyper hydration. This is the most effective home remedy for curing PMS related water retention.