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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureCultures & GroupsSenior Citizens · 1 month ago

Seniors what would you recommend for swelling legs at in your 60s?

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  • Frank
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    Sit down and use a stool or another chair so that you can sit with your legs slightly higher than your body. If you have a reclining chair that would be even better.

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  • RICK
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Seeing a Dr and getting checked for kidney problems or maybe congestive heart failure 

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  • Snid
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I would recommend talking to your doctor pronto.

    • Sam
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      that goes without saying.  

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Two things that seem beneficial to me is drinking more, or at least preventing dehydration, and exercise, typically walking more.

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  • 1 month ago

    Less fluid intake.  That's what my doctors keep telling me!

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    • Sam
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      1 month agoReport

      drinking more is right.. it will cause a diuretic effect,  which is what you want. It will also flush your kidneys that will remove toxins. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Make some whoopee?

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  • Sam
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    hydrochlorothiazide (diuretic)  It can treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema, swelling of extremities like legs) 

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    • Sam
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      typically swelling legs is indicative of congestive heart failure.  A doctor will want to get some of that fluid buildup out of you body because it is a stress on your heart.   You are better off having low BP than high or no BP. 

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  • Barry
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    A visit to a doctor.

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