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What Are Home Remedies to Get Rid of Edema in the Legs

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What Are Home Remedies to Get Rid of Edema in the LegsEdema, also known as swelling, is a common symptom for kidney failure patients who suffer from water retention. Due to gravity, patients’ leg and feet are more likely to suffer from the discomforts. In order to help relieve swollen legs, here we will talk about the topic: what are home remedies to get rid of edema in the legs?

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar helps to remove water and fluid retention in the body. To get rid of swollen legs, soak them in a solution of half water and half natural apple cider vinegar.

Limit intake of sodium

Excess salt can cause your ankles to swell. Therefore, cut back on excess salt from your diet to help within swollen legs.


Massage can help improve blood circulation and ease pain feeling. In addition, massaging your leg with warm mustard oil is also one of the effective home remedies to cure swelling and relieve swollen feet and ankles.

Pressure point healing

Pressure points have been used for healing in China since accent times and remains today as Traditional Chinese medicine. Today it is often referred to as acupressure points or just acupressure. Apply pressure in order (from higherst point to lowest point), and then breathe in releasing pressure from the point.

They are just common ways to control swelling legs. For a better effects, you are suggested to take personalized treatments and care based on your own condition. Therefore, if you do have any questions, please be feel free to contact our Online Doctor directly or email to, we will do our best to help you.

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