Water Retention or Edema: How to Reduce Swelling During Pregnancy

  • By Swapna C

Swollen feet due to water retention or edema is common after the 20th week of pregnancy. While swollen feet or ankles may be common as the pregnancy advances, if you notice any swelling in the early stages or find that your hands are swollen or your face is swollen, you need to get in touch with your doctor. Typically, water retention is associated with excess salt intake. However, during pregnancy it is not advised to reduce sodi... Read more

  • By Swapna C

How Much Water To Give To Children Everyday

  • By Dr. Arbinder Singal

When a child returns home from school with a bottle of water which is still full to the brim, it makes a parent worry about the fluid intake of her child. Many studies show that children between the age of 9-12years do not consume enough water as per their daily needs. The average water intake seen amongst 13-18years aged kids is only about 50% of what is ideally recommended. This is an alarming situation as this can affect the h... Read more

  • By Dr. Arbinder Singal

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