What Are the Causes of Severe Water Retention?

Answer Water retention, also known as edema, occurs when water leaks into the body tissues. Normally, fluids are drained through the body's lymphatic system, which is a network of tubes that remove waste ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What Are the Causes of Severe Water Retention

How much water should i drink if im trying to get rid of water retention by tomorrow afternoon?

You really shouldn't be drinking extra water to get rid of water retention. Instead, you should be taking a diuretic. My husband has had them prescribed for him before for water retention but the... Read More »

Will drinking too much water lead to water retention?

On One Hand: Drinking Too Much Water Can Make Retention WorseSeveral common medical conditions cause people to retain water. Many women, for example, experience water retention prior to their menst... Read More »

How to Tell if You Have Water Retention?

Water retention is not always easy to detect, as your body has the capacity to absorb plenty of excess water, which just makes you look fat. If you've tried all kinds of diets and eat very little b... Read More »

Can too much magnesium cause water retention?

On One Hand: Does Not Cause Water RetentionAccording to the Department of Food Science and Technology U.K., magnesium helps reduce water retention. Taking magnesium supplements can help relieve pre... Read More »