Edema is a common medical condition that manifests when fluid builds up in your tissues and swelling occurs in a part of your body. It mainly affects your extremities, that is, your feet, ankles, and legs. Although some people regard it as a natural or minor problem that requires little attention, edema is, in fact, a warning message from your body. As edema develops and increases, it can stretch your skin, cause inconvenience when you move around doing daily activities, and lead to severe health problems if not treated promptly.
So, what is your body telling you when edema forms?
Symptoms of edema
The manifestation of edema is closely related to the location and the amount of swelling. If you have not experienced any injuries, then swelling in the legs, ankles, or feet could be symptoms of edema, causing an uneasy feeling. In severe cases, it may limit your range of motion in the ankles and wrists.
In addition to swellings, you may notice symptoms such as:
- Stretched skin.
- Headache or feeling pain in various parts of the body
- Stiff joints
- Higher pulse rate and blood pressure.
What underlying health conditions does edema indicate?
The root cause of edema is extra fluid building up in the tissues of the body, which can be the result of many factors and living habits:
Gravity: When we stand or sit still for too long, the earth’s gravity naturally pulls fluid down into our feet and legs and forms edema, especially during hot weather.
Salt: Having a diet that is high in salt.
Taking medications: If you are taking medicines, such as ibuprofen and naproxen, they may cause edema as a side effect.
Apart from these common conditions listed above, edema is also a manifestation of certain underlying health issues:
Chronic venous insufficiency: When the vein valves of the leg are not functioning well, it may lead to leg swelling since the veins are having trouble transporting enough blood between the feet and the heart. If extra pressure has been applied to the legs, it will cause the fluid to be pushed out of the blood vessels and into the surrounding tissue, leading to edema.
Kidney disease: People having kidney disease often have extra fluid and sodium in their circulatory system, leading to more pressure in the blood vessels and edema in multiple body parts.
So, how can you treat edema with PEMF therapy, and why is it a better option for you?
How does PEMF therapy treat the edema?
PEMF therapy, also called Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy, emulates the Earth’s natural magnetic field to improve circulation and cell metabolism at a cellular level to relieve swelling effectively. In simple words, PEMF therapy acts as a charger for your body system, giving your body cells enough energy to function properly. As a result, your blood circulation improves, the build-up of fluids gets transported out of the swelling area, and your edema goes away magically.
Help you get rid of edema with MiraMate PEMF devices
MiraMate offers two PEMF devices to help users relieve swelling, pain, and injury, and they are: Mini Magic and Big Magic.
Mini Magic is a portable PEMF device that helps reduce pain and discomfort for you anywhere, anytime. On the other hand, Big Magic includes a PEMF mat designed to help with chronic conditions more effectively.
If you have edema and would like to use the MiraMate PEMF device for treatment, you can use Mini Magic to relieve the pain caused by edema and the Big Magic for overnight treatment. Since edema may be an outward manifestation, we can eradicate the underlying causes with long-term treatment using Big Magic, such as weakened valves of veins, liver, kidney, or lung diseases.
Choose the PEMF device that suits you the best and stay healthy!]
Testimonial from MiraMate user
I have brought this small handheld device to office, so that whenever I experience any kind of body pain and headache, I can use it in office. My husband also uses it when he has edema (feet swelling) in office. Very portable, very small in size, very effective handheld device!!!
My family and I use the product for a larger area of body, e.g., knees, belly, head. I can say it is very effective. Every time I use this product, just a few hours, my pain goes away!!
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