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  • Amy Tudor
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    July 15, 2014
    Amy Tudor
    Editor
    July 15, 2014
    Hi there, Sonya -   The community member above is correct - this is called edema and it can be a sign of serious health issues. Many conditions can contribute to it: diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and kidney disease are just a few. It can also be something as benign as too much sitting and too little exercise. It's important, though, to tell your doctor about this kind of symptom immediately so that he or she can decide the cause and treat it appropriately.   I hope you're found the cause!  Here are some links that you might find useful on some of these conditions: Symptoms of High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Kidney Disease - Overview To Exercise or Not to Exercise?   Best of luck!

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