6 Simple Ways to Reduce Water Retention
Water retention occurs when excess fluids build up inside your body. It is also known as fluid retention or edema. Water retention occurs in the circulatory system or within tissues and cavities. It can cause swelling in the hands, feet, ankles and legs. Night legs cramp, also known as nocturnal leg cramps, are painful muscle contractions or spasms which usually occur during the night. Generally, it appears in the lower leg but it can also appear in the feet and thighs. The pain is sharp and severe and it can wake you up in the middle of the night. It usually lasts for a few seconds but sometimes even for several minutes. The muscle soreness is felt even after the pain is gone, and it can last the following night and the following day.