Fluid Retention

Adjunctive Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

…can beat faster and more strongly. But like any overworked muscle, it can’t keep up indefinitely, and fatigue, shortness of breath, edema (fluid retention) and other symptoms become evident. Conventional physicians prescribe drugs to reduce the heart’s workload, but this doesn’t address the real…

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A New Study Suggests Diabetes Drugs Can Damage Your Vision

…Researchers found that those taking Avandia, Actos, and other similar medications had two to three times the risk of developing diabetic macular edema, fluid retention in the eyes that can cause blurred vision and eventual blindness. One of the study’s authors suggested that the “treatment” for preventing…

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