Friday, May 18, 2012
I finally got health insurance. Good timing! This water retention issue is gotten pretty severe. I am now able to leave my thumbprint in my foot for over a minute. I have figured out that it is AT LEAST 7lbs in pure water. It is causing exhaustion, frustration, pain and stretching, alo I hadn't realized until it was brought up by a nurse but irritability is high too. It was suggested that I look into idiomatic edema. Quite common especially in women. Can be a thyroid thing but mostl it is a excretion of a hormone that controls your salt levels. In my case it is suggested that the hormone is gong haywire because of tension. Usually just putting up your feet and limiting salt is the solution. In my case that isn't helping so blood pressure meds may help.