Edema

On Women and Fluid Retention

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Although everyone is susceptible to edema, fluid retention does seem to be more of a problem in women. There are a couple of reasons for this tendency. For one, because of their naturally occurring, higher level of body fat, women have less water reserves…

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Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…mail from Penn Herb Company, Ltd. or Frontier Natural Products. Note: Long-term use of glycyrrhizin or licorice root can cause fluid retention, with edema or swelling in the face and extremities, especially the ankles. This in turn can elevate blood pressure. Because of side effects, most licorice-extract…

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