Water retention or edema is the condition of built up fluid inside the cavities and tissues or in the circulatory system. This condition is mostly common during or before pregnancy and causes legs, ankles, feet and hands swelling.
This condition is common among inactive people, people who take medications during a long period of time, people with sedentary life or bedridden people. However this is not a condition that can threaten your life, but it can show other serious problems such as kidney disease or hearth failure. There are some cases where you can prevent and treat water retention. That will reduce the swelling.
If you discover the main reason of edema, it will be easy for you to treat it. We present you certain reasons that cause water retention.