How to Get Rid of a Puffy Face

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Tips to Prevent a Puffy Face

  • As facial puffiness is mostly attributed to water retention, it is essential to drink plenty of water and fluids throughout the day. In addition, limit your salt intake as it makes your body retain water.
  • Avoid taking alcoholic and caffeinated beverages.
  • At times, a puffy face is the result of general obesity. In such cases, it is advised to control your weight by embarking on a healthy diet, and including regular physical activity and exercise in your routine.

Dos and Don’ts

tickDo keep your head elevated while sleeping by using several pillows to avoid puffiness due to pooling of blood in your face.crossDo not ignore facial puffiness when accompanied by other symptoms like swelling around the eyes, tiredness, dry skin, unexplained weight gain, hoarse voice, etc. as is could be indicative of hypothyroidism.
tickDo massage your face as well as neck before and after sleeping.
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