It is possible to detect water retention by blood tests, as well as urine.
What are the factors causing water retention?
If water retention is not a very serious disorder, it can be dangerous when the person is diabetic, with kidney disease or heart disease.
How to remedy the causes of water retention?
Poor hydration may cause swelling in the legs or hands. It is important to consume water regularly during the day and to avoid carbonated drinks as well as coffee.
Avoid sodium sources
It is important to limit the consumption of sodium that we can find in condiments, preserves or even processed meats. Do not hesitate to replace the usual salt with Himalayan salt.
Attention to deficiencies
A deficiency of vitamin B6 may lead to an edema, which is why foods such as bananas, pistachios, dried fruit, sunflower seeds or chicken should be preferred.
It is also important to pay attention to potassium deficiencies as this may lead to water retention but also weight gain. Prefer fruits such as banana, melon still watermelon.
Keep your magnesium level as mineral deficiency can cause malfunctions of the vital system and cause water retention. You will find magnesium in avocados, walnuts, spinach or even dark chocolate.