These drugs contribute to the outflow of fluid from the body. Primarily they are used for hypertension.
The decrease in blood pressure. When a person is diagnosed with hypertension, the first drug that he starts treatment, that is usually diuretics or diuretics. They, along with fluid excrete elevated levels of sodium, which leads to an increase in blood pressure.
Facilitating the work of the kidneys. If your kidneys are not able to properly filter blood, it may lead to accumulation of waste products, causing various health problems, including shortness of breath and swelling. Diuretics have a positive effect on the kidneys.
Reduce the puffiness. Excess fluid in the body leads not only to increase arterial blood pressure and swelling of different body parts. In the moderate form, the swelling will go away themselves. However, in some cases it is necessary to use medication category diuretics for withdrawal of excess fluid.
Protect from heart disease. Due to the positive effects on blood pressure diuretics effectively protect against cardiovascular disease.