VIDEO: Understanding Lymphedema.
Lymphedema is a condition most likely caused by the removal or damage of lymph nodes, which can result in swelling and infections. Learn more about lymphedema and how to manage it by exercising, nutrition, MLD and compression garments.
What is Lymphedema?
What You Need to Know Lymphedema is a chronic condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Lymphatic fluid accumulates in your tissues and causes swelling. It most often affects the limbs, but it can also cause...
Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema
Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema or for those who have had lymph nodes removed or radiation for breast surgery. Avoid infection -Give blood in the non affected arm. Keep skin clean. Protect for scratches and cuts if possible. Avoid burns -Protect...