Tag: swelling

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

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