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Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

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New Delhi: Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health. It can also indicate imbalanced diet, menopause, thyroid, liver problem, kidney disorders or others ailments.

Here are some easy home remedies for treating water retention:

Drink lots of water

One should consume lots of water to have less water retention but also make sure that water intake is evenly spread out through the day.

Reduce salt and sugar intake

Reduce your consumption of salt as excessive of it will lead to fluid retention. Even sugar ups the insulin level in the body, decreasing body's function to flush out sodium aka salt.

Herbal tea

Start drinking herbal teas with tea tree or parsley base as it helps in removing excess water from the body.

Garlic

One should have garlic empty stomach in the morning as it helps break down the fats.

Avoid alcohol

Try to avoid alcohol as it leads to water retention and should be taken in moderation.  

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