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What Causes Water Retention?
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What Causes Water Retention?
Dec 06, LabFinder Team

Water retention is scary. So much water is flowing throughout our bodies, which is good for our muscles, organs, and blood flow. However, sometimes our body holds on to way too much water causing certain parts to swell up and get super puffy. Water retention, also known as edema or fluid retention, can happen to anyone’s circulatory system. Most of the time, people severely swell up in their legs, hands, and feet. Some cases can be more serious than others, which is why you must pay attention to important indicators that you might be experiencing it.

There are many causes of water retention—your diet, lifestyle, medication, and hormones can all play a big factor. Read more at Byrdie


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