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www.seniorvoicealaska.com/story/2013/06/01/health/swelling-can-be-caused-by-any-number-of-problems/164.html

Jun 1, 2013 ... Swelling of the legs, feet and ankles is a common problem in seniors. The medical term for this is edema. Edema is the trapping of excess fluid ...

beaconpace.com/7-causes-of-swollen-feet-and-legs

Feb 22, 2019 ... Swollen legs or feet, a common complaint in older people, may be caused by ... Chronic swollen feet are a common complaint in the elderly.

www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/concerns-about-swollen-legs

Jan 29, 2020 ... ... veins of the legs. Less common but more serious causes… ... A. Leg swelling is very common, especially as people get older. Heart failure ...

www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/whats-causing-those-swollen-feet

What's causing those swollen feet? · Venous insufficiency. Valves in the veins of our legs keep blood from being pulled down by gravity and pooling in the leg ...

familydoctor.org/condition/edema

Apr 24, 2020 ... Pregnant women and older adults often get edema, but it can ... If you have swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet not related to an injury, ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/oedema

Common causes of swollen ankles, feet and legs · standing or sitting in the same position for too long · eating too much salty food · being overweight ·...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323265

Edema is the medical term for swelling that occurs when fluid becomes trapped in the body's tissues. It usually affects the legs and feet but can also occur in ...

www.vascularsociety.org.uk/patients/conditions/1/lymphoedema_and_limb_swelling

There can be many causes for swollen legs and feet ... In less severe cases the lymphatics may be able to cope initially and only start to fail when you are older.

www.honorhealth.com/healthy-living/what-your-swollen-leg-telling-you

"This causes a decrease in blood flow back to the heart. So blood ... The most common cause of leg swelling in older adults is what we call venous insufficiency .

seniors.lovetoknow.com/swollen-ankles-elderly

Possible Treatment for Ankle Swelling · Elevate the legs when lying down · Reduce salt intake · Wear support stockings · Increased exercise and activit...