How to reduce swelling?
If you are worried about swelling (on the legs, around the eyes, on the face), then you should not look at the problem through your fingers. The cause of edema is usually in the wrong diet, and it can also be a "signal" of problems with the heart, kidneys, thyroid gland or veins. Therefore, before taking independent measures, consult a cardiologist, an endocrinologist or a nephrologist, and if there is swelling in the legs, then also a phlebologist: this may be a symptom of beginning varicose veins. When a problem is detected, the doctor should prescribe a suitable medication.
If all examinations have been completed and the causes of edema have not been identified, then the problem may be fluid stasis. In the diet of modern man too much salt: its excess and retains fluid in the body. Edema is also common during pregnancy.
Elimination of edema on their own
To get rid of edema, you need to eliminate the cause of the problem. If it is related to nutrition, change it. For edema of the feet or eyelids, a salt-free diet is recommended.Salt is an important component of the diet, but it needs very little. A pinch per day when cooking will be enough. To the usual products you can add lemon juice instead of salt. Add in the diet fresh vegetables, fruits, and all that contains in the composition of various additives, monosodium glutamate - exclude without regrets.
Drink pure water, green tea. From coffee and black tea is better to refuse. Do not abuse the eggs - one per day will be enough. For cereals, porridge add raisins, prunes, dried apricots.
Useful measures for edema
How to reduce swelling of the eyes: put 2 teaspoons in the freezer for a minute, then remove and attach to the edema for a couple of minutes. Also useful lotion to the eyes of chamomile broth for 5-10 minutes.
How to reduce swelling of the face: practice breathing exercises, inhaling and exhaling through the stretched "tube" lips.
How to reduce leg swelling: raise your legs in the supine position. Keep so for 15-30 minutes. You can do shaking movements.