Posted by: Marlene van der Merwe | 2004/02/12

Swelling feet

Please could you help. My Grandmother has a problem with swelling of her legs and feet. She has had hunters warts removed from under her feet and they don't seem to heal and also her feet swell tramendously and she is very aggrevated. She keeps them elevated for long times but nothing seems to help. Please could you help with a solution!

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Hello Marlene

The swelling is probably due to water retention. If she is on medication that causes water retention she needs to speak to her doctor and ask what can be done. Alternatively, please take her to see a homeopath to help her as the cause of the problem is how it needs to treated, not only the symptoms. The cause could very well be due to her kidneys or liver needing help or due to a lack of exercise and drinking too little water.

Products one can take to help are:

Nat Mur D6 Tissue Salt
Nat Sulph D6 Tissue Salt
Nephrosolid Kidney Drops from A Vogel
Boldocynara Liver Drops from A Vogel

Take all of them as recommended on the labels. Long term use and compliancy is very important.

Natura has a diuretic called Diureta which can also be used if needs be. The above products are available from pharmacies and health stores and can be used with other medicines if she is on any chronic medicine.

Please advise her further to drink a minimum of 2 litres of water a day and to exercise by walking or swimming. Just keeping the feet up is not going to solve the problem. She must avoid sugar in any form of food or drink as well as refined white flour products. Eating too much salt will aggravate the problem as will smoking, drinking and then of course, certain medicine.

Please, the first port of call would be to take her to a homeopath for one on one help.

Kind regards.


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