Reduction of edema formation closely related to nutrition
Dyt of Medicana International Istanbul Hospital. Yıldız Melek Aksoylu stated that the reduction of edema formation is closely related to nutrition and said, "Less consumption of foods with high refined sugar content such as ready-to-eat food, bakery products, tea sugar can prevent edema formation." used expressions.
In the statement made by Medicana, when the water level is not kept in balance, the fluids in the body can collect at certain points and cause edema, the menstrual cycle of edema, sitting or standing for a long time, consuming too much sodium (salt), traveling by plane, drugs', pregnancy and it was reported that it can be seen depending on many different conditions such as some medical conditions.
Medicana International Istanbul Hospital Dyt. Yıldız Melek Aksoylu stated that reducing salt consumption is one of the methods that can be effective in reducing edema, "Salty meals, processed foods are foods with high salt ratio. Consumption of this group of foods should be limited in order to prevent edema formation." said.
Aksoylu pointed out the importance of consuming magnesium-rich foods in reducing edema, "Magnesium is an important mineral that plays a role in many reactions in the body. Increasing daily magnesium intake helps prevent edema. For this purpose, green leafy vegetables, dark chocolate, whole Magnesium-rich foods such as cereals and nuts can be consumed. " used the expression.
Noting that vitamin B6 is also effective in reducing edema formation as well as many effects in the body, Aksoylu emphasized that it would be beneficial to consume more vitamin B6-rich foods such as walnuts, potatoes, bananas and meat.
Aksoylu stated that increasing potassium intake, consuming dandelion and limiting refined sugar consumption are some of the effective methods in reducing edema:
"Potassium reduces the amount of sodium in the body and helps to dissolve the edema by increasing urine output. Feeding with potassium-rich foods such as bananas, avocados, apricots, tomatoes helps you to get rid of your edema in a short time. It can be dried and brewed in tea. Thanks to its diuretic feature, it contributes to the dissolution of edema. Excessive sugar consumption increases insulin hormone release. Insulin has an increasing effect on sodium levels in the body.
Increased sodium levels also cause edema formation. For this reason, consuming less foods with high refined sugar content such as ready-made food, bakery products, tea sugar may prevent edema formation. The reduction of edema formation is closely related to nutrition. Edema is a common problem in society. Edema that develops due to reasons such as hormonal changes, long-term travels, and diet change usually resolves within a few days. Various methods can be applied to reduce the formation of edema in our body or to resolve the edema in a shorter time. With these simple and effective methods, you can get rid of the bloating and discomfort caused by edema.