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    Hello,
    I make frequent trips to India (Mumbai) and i have noticed something: I lose water when in India, and gain water back in the UK.

    I have bought clothes in India before, well fitting and then when I come back to the UK and use it here, they are tight for me, because I have gained water.

    Is this correct? Or is this incorrect, and is there a different factor?

    Just wondering
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    em, no
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    Maybe you don't eat salty foods in India and you consume a lot of salt in the UK? Salt can make your body gain water
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    Derp.

    I'm confused :eyeball:
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hello,
    I make frequent trips to India (Mumbai) and i have noticed something: I lose water when in India, and gain water back in the UK.

    I have bought clothes in India before, well fitting and then when I come back to the UK and use it here, they are tight for me, because I have gained water.

    Is this correct? Or is this incorrect, and is there a different factor?

    Just wondering
    Normally, water retention/weight is due to salt intake or overall non intake of water due to the body retaining the water because it doesn't know the next time it will receive another intake.

    Now, as for the clothing, MANY factors can come into play, such as: shrinkage of the clothing in the Tumble dryer etc.

    More info needed on what you did
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    (Original post by KairosEden)
    Normally, water retention/weight is due to salt intake or overall non intake of water due to the body retaining the water because it doesn't know the next time it will receive another intake.

    Now, as for the clothing, MANY factors can come into play, such as: shrinkage of the clothing in the Tumble dryer etc.

    More info needed on what you did
    I did not wash the clothes, they had already been washed in India. I'm not too sure about the intake of salt or water.
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    It may be because you sweat more when you're in India due to it being hotter / more humid than the UK?
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    Possibly...
 
 
 
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