What is Edema or swollen feet and legs?

This video explains what the symptoms and causes of Edema or swollen feet and legs are and how to treat and prevent these conditions.  
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Why Do My Feet Swell?

If we had only one word to describe the main reason that feet tend to swell, we’d say, “gravity.” Pumping blood up the feet and legs and back to the heart is a constant, gravity-defying feat — even when you’re healthy. Muscle action, particularly in the calves, constricts the bl
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Edema: Swollen Feet and Legs

Photo of a doctor holding a patient's swollen foot and leg out while he examines it
Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Sore, swollen feet and legs aren’t unusual after taking long hikes or after standing all day. But what is going on if your feet and legs are swollen even on the down days? The following conditions are some possible causes: Edema Edema, or pe
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Swollen Ankles at the End of Your Day?

By Dr. Dorian Jimenez, DPM You just finished dinner and it’s time to relax.  You take your usual comfortable spot in the house and set your drink on the side table.  The reading that you plan to do or show you plan to watch is ready to go and there’s one last thing to do.  Reaching do
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