Water Retention

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dollaqie

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Posted: 18 Apr 2012, 23:51
I struggle a lot with this problem, I do drink my 3 liters of water a day but have to take duretic otherwise in 3days time I will weigh 3kg heavier, is there any suggestions on how to handle this as I get very de motivated if for some reason I cannot take my retention medication.............please help!!!
Hoser

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Posted: 18 Apr 2012, 23:55
How's your sodium intake?
dollaqie

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Posted: 18 Apr 2012, 23:58
I do not use salt at all, only use Ina Paarman spices!!!!
Ingria

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Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 02:05
How is your potassium intake? Smile No, seriously, if your potassium is low, you will still retain. Also any food allergy can cause water retention. I have this problem too, and am by now convinced that I do not tolerate gluten. I am doing much better on gluten free diet, no diuretics any more. Still have some fluctuations every now and then, but nothing compared to what it used to be.
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