Lethargy, heaviness and bloating are the uncomfortable, but all too familiar symptoms of water retention, also known as fluid retention. For some, this can appear to add inches to your body and is often mistaken for fat. It can sabotage weight-loss efforts, or at the very least hide the good results of your fat-burning programme.
Your body is naturally 70 per cent water, but excess fluid can sometimes build up in the circulatory system, body tissues and cavities of the body, contributing to that bloated look in varying degrees of severity.
Here are the most common reasons for water retention and how to address them…
To see the full article and my tips for reducing bloating read here
Also, to see my response to a readers comment one of my tips see this blog post