Remedies for water retention, or edema, vary depending on the underlying cause and location, according to Healthline. For edema most commonly seen in the hands, arms, feet, ankles and legs, remedies include limiting salt... More »

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Herbal remedies for water retention include ginger, dandelion, hawthorn, parsley and juniper, but consumers should exercise care before using such remedies, according to Mayo Clinic. Scientific evidence is scarce whether... More »

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The causes of body fluid retention, or edema, include prolonged inactivity, premenstrual syndrome, ingesting too much salt and pregnancy, claims Mayo Clinic. Edema may also be a side effect of drugs like NSAIDs, hyperten... More »

Dehydration is the main cause of water retention in the body, according to APEC Water. When the body does not receive a sufficient amount of water, it reuses existing water so that it can regulate essential health functi... More »

Having water in the lungs is a condition called pulmonary edema, which causes difficulty in obtaining oxygen, explains Healthline. Pulmonary edema commonly occurs due to congestive heart failure, in which the heart fails... More »

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Ways to reduce non-pitting edema naturally include walking regularly, wearing compression socks, losing weight and making dietary changes, according to Natural Remedies. Although it is important that a doctor determines ... More »

The causes of body fluid retention, or edema, include prolonged inactivity, premenstrual syndrome, ingesting too much salt and pregnancy, claims Mayo Clinic. Edema may also be a side effect of drugs like NSAIDs, hyperten... More »