Water retention is a common problem found both in men and women; it is a recurring health problem if not treated well. The ways to cure retention include intake of potassium rich foods, vitamin B6 foods, consumption of herb infused water, drinking lot of water etc.
Our body’s 70 % weight is contributed by water. Water is present everywhere including muscles, blood, organs and bones. When the body starts retaining more water than required it leads to retention. The excess water causes body to swell.
Potassium rich food can reduce water retention in short span. In order to maintain water level in body there should be a balance between the sodium and potassium content. Some of the potassium rich foods are orange, watermelons, bananas, apricots, pomegranate, mangoes, papaya and berries.
Vitamin B6 is diuretic and it helps in increasing urine production which reduces the water content in the body. Vitamin B6 rich food includes bananas, walnuts, potatoes, chickpeas, fish and avocados.
Methi infused water, cinnamon infused water are abest to cure water retention. Drinking lots of water can reduce and help remove excessive salt present in the body. Drink atleast 8 glasses of water every day.