OTC diuretics

Diuretics get their name from the way they promote diuresis in the body. Diuresis is essentially the expulsion of fluids from the body through urination. Commonly, diuretics are known as water pills, and these names can be used interchangeably. They can be bought over-the-counter or prescribed by a doctor, depending on the exact need. Most […]


Spironolactone (commonly branded as Novo-Spiroton and other names) is a diuretic product which is also used regularly for its antiandrogen properties. Spironolactone is one of many types of potassium-sparing diuretics which is used to effectively treat conditions such as a heart failure, liver disease, and Conn’s syndrome. Spironolactone is not an extremely effective diuretic as […]

Diuretics and weight loss

In today’s world, when so much emphasis is placed on being slim many people try to lose weight in any way that they can. This can include using diuretics to lose weight. Lots of people use natural diuretics in order to lose weight. Foods that are considered natural diuretics can be used safely and are […]

Diuretic foods

A diuretic is any substance that increases the production of urine, causing you to urinate more frequently. The idea, when taking diuretics, is to get rid of excess fluid. Water retention can be caused by inadequate protein intake. If any excess fluids stay in the body for long periods of time they can cause damage […]

Water pills

Water pills, commonly known as diuretics, are used to remove excess fluid build-up in the body. Medical reasons take higher priority than weight loss reasons; actually, when water pills are used for weight loss, a dangerous situation will likely result. The safe and medically necessary diagnoses’ that use water pills as a form of treatment […]

Natural diuretics

We all go through times where we feel a little bloated, which usually means that we have more water on board our bodies than we need to have. Often the consumption of sweet or salty foods will lead to our bodies holding onto more fluid. Insufficient intake of protein may also add to the problem […]