Diuresis


It is the process of secretion and elimination of urinary fluid from the kidney, it is hormonally regulated by the antidiuretic hormone and the aldosterone hormone, varying according to the conditions of each person, and it is balanced between the amount of fluid ingested, the body’s need to discharge it by doing thus the elimination of these liquids by sweating, feces, among others. The expulsion or elimination of fluid from the body is 1,000 to 1,500 milliliters of urine daily. Poor urine output can be due to genetic, hereditary, kidney problems such as; polyuria that exceeds the amount of daily fluid, oliguria that is the lower amount of daily fluid, anuria little or no elimination of daily fluids less than 100 milliliters a day.

Whatever the case, it causes damage to the body, such as fluid retention that goes along with swelling of the abdomen, it is one of the most frequent problems in people, which by not eliminating fluids in an adequate way presents swelling of the legs, hands, belly and hips, poor food intake or little intake of rich and balanced foods, excess sugar, salt, carbohydrates, some medications such as contraceptives, anxiolytics or antidepressant, increases the level of inflammation and fluid retention, along with a sedentary life.

Preventing and increasing the amount of fluid that the body must eliminate can be done in an easy and simple way, consuming diuretic foods such as fruits and vegetables, teas and infused herbs are suitable for this function, correct hydration is achieved with Drink about 8 glasses of water a day, combined with low-sugar natural fruit juices, reduce salt intake and a daily exercise activity.