Tag: lymphoedema

Lipoedema – abnormal fat deposition

Lipoedema – abnormal fat deposition

Diseases

Lipoedema or fat edema, is a condition associated with the abnormal accumulation of fat cells. The accumulation of fat is significantly more pronounced in the extremities than in ... Read more

Why does warm weather worsen your lymphedema?

Why does warm weather worsen your lymphedema?

FAQ

If you suffer from lymphedema, you may have noticed that your symptoms get worse in spring and summer due to the warm weather. While the swelling is quite ... Read more

Why does the lymph accumulate in lymphedema?

Why does the lymph accumulate in lymphedema?

FAQ

You have lymphedema. You wear the compression stockings regularly, see your therapist every week for manual lymphatic drainage, but barely see any results ...you don’t understand why the ... Read more

Questions about compression therapy units

Questions about compression therapy units

FAQ

I have an old, one air chamber compression device, can I use it to treat my lymphoedema? The first-generation compression devices aimed to treat the oedema of the ... Read more

Compression therapy unit

Compression therapy unit

Treatments

A compression therapy unit is also known as air pressure or air wave device. These names refer to the same device. You can also find it under these ... Read more

Lymphedema treatment in your everyday life

Lymphedema treatment in your everyday life

Treatments

The underlying causes of the lymphatic disease can be varied, the affected area and the severity of the symptoms can also vary, but the outcome is mostly the ... Read more

Forms of lymphedema

Forms of lymphedema

Diseases

Lymphedema is swelling of a limb, less commonly the trunk, neck, or head, caused by the accumulation of lymph between the tissues. The disease can be congenital (primary) ... Read more