Water Retention

In a Healthy Heart Diet, Beware of Hidden Salt

…sodium. Here I was, a cardiologist as well as a holistic health practitioner, and I hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention, and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also makes it difficult to control high blood pressure and contributes toward a myriad of other…

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Salt: A Common Cause for High Blood Pressure

…reduce your blood pressure, you need to limit the amount of salt you consume—and I’m no exception. That’s because salt promotes water retention, and excess water in the body is a cause for high blood pressure levels. How much should you cut back? More than you probably think. The average adult consumes…

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