Water retention before menstruation can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'very minor' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose water retention before menstruation, we could:
|Nat Mur Need||98%||Confirm|
|Vitamin B6 Need||19%||Unlikely|
|Nat Sulf Need||0%||Ruled out|
|Low Progesterone||0%||Ruled out|
Water retention (edema) - do your ankles swell before menstruation?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Occasionally / moderately
→ Often / severely