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How to remove leg swelling with kidney failure?

My husband suffers from kidney failure. In this case, he has varicose veins and constantly swollen feet. Because of this, no shoes on his feet he does not climb. He only walks in slippers, but what about now, in winter? Sitting at home all the time? Tell me, please, how can he get rid of edema?
V. Kholodkova, city of Odessa, Ukraine

To get rid of edema and pain in the legs, you need to treat the underlying disease. which causes these symptoms.

Such diseases include renalinsufficiency, varicose veins, ischemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, etc. They must first of all be treated with a doctor.

But as an auxiliary tool, you can use herbal extracts. possessing a diuretic and decongestantaction, leaves of red bilberry, bearberry (bear's eye), grass of horsetail, greenery of parsley, etc. Infusions are prepared at the rate of 1 tbsp. l. raw materials for 1 cup of boiling water, insisted until cooling, filtered and drunk during the day.

In addition, you need to abandon the salted, fried,fatty foods and reduce the amount of fluid consumed. If there are no contraindications, the physical exercise will go to good use: gymnastics, walking, swimming. Contact the clinic to see a physician on exercise therapy, he will select the necessary exercises for you.

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