If you had poor diet in past then you may feel heaviness and bloating in legs and joints. This indicate that you have water retention. People often come across water retention because of eating habits or diet. The cause of water retention includes, hormonal imbalance, menopause, PMS, pregnancy, excessive salt intake, physical inactivity in man, sugar, and fat. The best method by which you can solve your problem is by strengthening stomach and limbs. Under mention is the method that will help you sort leg and joint problems.
Food that will help you in your situation
- Green Tea
- Vinegar (2 tablespoon with water thrice per day)
- Cranberry juice (Glass having 2 ounce per day)
- Vegetable and fruits rich in water (Watermelon, Lettuce, cucumber, etc.)
- Asparagus (it Improves kidney function)
- Food rich in Vitamin A, C (i.e. Tomatoes)
- Coconut water
- Sulfur (Radish, Horseradish, etc.)
If you have high level of sodium then your diet may be the problem. You need to increase potassium intake to eliminate toxins. Food rich in potassium will protect blood vessels and provide enough water for the body. Yogurt, banana, tomatoes, prunes, strawberries, and papaya are the main source of potassium. One thing you need to consider, if you have kidney problems then too much potassium may cause irregular heartbeat and pain.
These have antiviral, antioxidant, and antiseptic effect to your body. Bear grapes is one of the plant that help in disinfection and cleaning of urinary route. Normally it is used in medicine because it has tannic acid. Direct use of bear grapes is not good for your stomach, people usually combine licorice roots and birch leaf to make an ultimate herb.
Dandelion tea and parsley are among the effective detoxification elements. Some experts say that tribulusterestris is one of the best remedy for kidney and bladder.
Below mention is an effective method against water retention
- First you need to reduce salt and fat intake
- Sodium is a trap for our tissues so avoid it, also reduce canned food, salad in pots, sausages, bologna, and pates.
Take care of your body
There are some exercises you should do regularly. Increase slow walking and study exercise for 20 -30 minutes. This will boost up your metabolism. You need to increase water intake to 8 glass per day to remain hydrated. Consume fresh fruits and vegetables to gain necessary vitamins.