An effective treatment for swollen and tired feet consists in various natural solutions, instead in taking all sort of medicine. The legs can be swollen in the heel and ankle area, in the upper part of the sole near the toes. That region may be touch-sensitive, and even painful. Sometimes the legs are so swollen that they no longer fit into the shoes, although they have the right size.
Feet bath with salt water
Salt is the main cause of water retention in the body, so you may wonder if a salty feet bath won’t worsen your situation. Well, that’s absolutely false! Soaking your feet in salty water it’s the best remedy to reduce swelling. Salt has an anti-inflammatory effect. Just add in a basin with hot water 4 tablespoons with Himalayan salt, and keep your feet in the water for 15 to 30 minutes. Quickly you’ll feel that the pain and discomfort will disappear. Repeat this procedure several times a week and you’ll get rid of swollen feet.
Legs position during sleep
If you hold your legs upper than the rest of your body, you can benefit of gravity help. This helps you to eliminate the water excess from your legs. Put a pillow under your feet so that the legs stand higher than normal. The feet should be higher than the heart. In this way, water will be removed from areas where edema has occurred. It will re-absorb into the body and will eventually be removed as urine.