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How To Know If You Have Lipedema

If you are suffering from bilateral and symmetrical swelling from the waist to the distinct line just above the ankles, then you may be suffering from lipedema.

Posted by: on 2/23/2018
 

The Differences Between Lipedema And Lymphedema

Both lipedema and lymphedema may cause swelling of the affected area but these are two distinct medical conditions.

Posted by: on 2/18/2018
 

Is there a cure for lipedema?

Up to 11 percent of women have lipedema. If you're one of them, you don't have to fret as there is lipedema cure.

Posted by: on 2/18/2018
 

How To Know If Lymphedema Is Getting Worse

Lymphedema, a condition characterized by the build-up of fluid in the soft tissues, can get worse. In late stage lymphedema (also known as stage 3 lymphedema), the skin can become very dry and scaly. At this point, the affected limb or body region can get very large as a result of swelling. When left untreated, late stage lymphedema can lead to serious complications. 

Posted by: on 2/2/2018
 

The Early Signs Of Lymphedema

Like other conditions, lymphedema has early signs too. Learning to recognize them early on can help in keeping the condition from progressing and can contribute to the outcome of the treatment plan. The earlier it is detected, the better is its prognosis.  

Posted by: on 1/26/2018
 

Treating Lymphedema Using Compression Garments

There is still no cure for lymphedema. However, there are ways to manage the swelling and the discomfort. One of these ways is using lymphedema compression garments. 

Posted by: on 1/22/2018
 

Things You Need To Know About Wearing A Lymphedema Sleeve

Wearing a lymphedema sleeve can benefit those who have mild lymphedema. It's also an effective adjunct therapy for stage 2 and stage 3 lymphedema.

Posted by: on 1/17/2018
 

Lymphedema In The Armpit After Breast Cancer Surgery

Lymphedema in the armpit can occur as a result of breast cancer surgery or radiation therapy. Although there is still no cure for lymphedema, there are ways to manage the discomfort and other symptoms associated with it. 

Posted by: on 1/5/2018
 

How Exercise Can Help Patients With Lymphedema

With the right guidance, patients with lymphedema can benefit from different forms of exercise. 

Posted by: on 12/29/2017
 

What is cancer-related lymphedema?

Lymphedema developing after cancer treatments is common. While there's no definite way to tell whether or not you're going to develop lymphedema after your cancer treatments, there are areas you can work on to help reduce your risk.

Posted by: on 12/22/2017