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Living Well With Lymphedema 2e

Author : Ann B. Ehrlich
ISBN : 0976480697
Genre : Medical
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Eat to starve lymphedema and lipedema by having foods that fight these conditions and avoiding foods that contribute to symptoms or related conditions. Learn how food choices affect both conditions and how better nutrition can improve symptoms (including pain) and delay changes associated with progression to more advanced stages. Intended for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema or lipedema, caregivers, lymphedema therapists, and other health care providers.


Author : Jeannie Burt
ISBN : 9780897934589
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Describes options women have for preventing and treating lymphedema, a swelling condition that may occur after breast cancer surgery"--Provided by publisher.

Lymphedema Management

Author : Joachim Ernst Zuther
ISBN : 9783131468130
Genre : Medical
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This comprehensive guide with so much good advice will be of much practical value to all who care for lymphedema patients and their difficult problems. --European Journal of Plastic Surgery In this expanded third edition, with more than a dozen new sections and updates of all existing chapters, Lymphedema Management once again provides a clear and accessible introduction to the circulatory and lymphatic systems, the disturbances that lead to lymphedema and related conditions, and the most effective therapies for treating them. Covering key areas from anatomy, physiology, and pathology, to diagnosis, evaluation, hands-on therapeutic interventions, and practice management, this new edition is a complete and essential handbook for lymphedema management. Special features of the third edition: Addition of editor Steve Norton, one of the pioneers of lymphatic studies in the U.S., and 13 international contributors Illustrated, step-by-step coverage of complete decongestive therapy (CDT): a highly effective combination of manual lymph drainage, compression therapies, decongestive exercises, and skin care New sections on genetics and imaging, surgical and pharmaceutical options, compression strategies for wounds and limb paralysis, management of the morbidly obese, truncal and genital lymphedema, cancer rehabilitation, and much more Expanded coverage of bandaging and taping techniques for the upper and lower extremities, compression garment selection and care, complication management, risk reduction, the role of exercise, and more New, larger format with up to 400 photographs, anatomical diagrams, and illustrations A wealth of exercises and self-care tips for patients Ideal for physical therapists, physicians, nurses, other health care professionals, and students who need a full understanding of this complex topic, Lymphedema Management offers the current, evidence-based techniques that are essential for treatment success.

The Lymphatic Friendly Diet

Author : Kristin Osborn
ISBN : 9781504303576
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Kristin Osborn spent years as a sickly child before becoming an overweight adult beset by health problems. She thought she was cursed until she discovered she suffered from a lymphatic condition, which is the largest system in the body providing waste removal and immunity. Kristin, now a certified lymphoedema therapist, overcame many of her problems by discovering the foods that work best with the lymphatic system, easing digestion, increasing waste removal, and building immunity. As a result, she lost thirty kilograms and has not been sick in years. Shes eating as much food as she wants, and shes kept the weight off. In this self-help book for others battling a lymphatic conditionmany who dont even know itshe shares the recipes that have helped her become healthier and happier. If youre often ill, cant seem to lose weight, retain water, and/or swell up when flying on a plane, you could be suffering from a lymphatic condition, too. But you can revitalize your mind, body, and spirit with this book, which includes one hundred easy recipes, a lymphatic food pyramid, and a seven-day eating guide.

100 Questions Answers About Lymphedema

Author : Saskia R. J. Thiadens
ISBN : 9781449617615
Genre : Medical
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100 Questions & Answers About Lymphedema provides clear, straightforward answers to your questions about lymphedema. Whether it is you or a loved one suffering from this challenging condition, this book offers help! Written by three experts in the field, with insider tips from actual patients, this practical, easy-to-read guide shows you and your family how to cope with symptoms, where to get the best treatment, what medications are available for your condition, and much more. An indispensible quick reference for anyone facing lymphedema.

Overcoming The Emotional Challenges Of Lymphedema

Author : Elizabeth McMahon
ISBN : 097648062X
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The author, a clinical psychologist, presents this resource to help those with lymphedema, their family and friends, and medical professionals understand the emotional challenges of lymphedema. She is the author of "Living Well With Lymphedema," and on the editorial board of

Let S Talk Lymphoedema

Author : Peter Mortimer
ISBN : 1783962852
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Lymphoedema Care

Author : Mary Elizabeth Woods
ISBN : 9780470691434
Genre : Medical
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Lymphoedema is managed most successfully when advice and treatment are provided at an early stage of its development. This book provides all the necessary knowledge and the skills required to identify risk factors for the development of the disease and to equip the health care professional in providing the best advice to the patient. As well as examining the physical signs and symptoms of lymphoedema, the book explores the different types of lymphoedema and reasons for its development. It includes a framework for the assessment of the person with lymphoedema, addresses skin care, compression, and the role of exercise and movement in lymphoedema management. It also examines potential complications of the condition and possible effects upon a patient’s lifestyle. Lymphoedema Care is an invaluable resource for students, nurses and other health professionals wishing to understand more about lymphoedema. • Promotes care of the ‘at risk’ limb in order to minimise problematic swelling • Enables nurses to identify complications and recognise the need for referral • Includes case studies

An Undetected Acid Alkaline Imbalance

Author : John Ossipinsky
ISBN : 0977491722
Genre : Acid-base imbalances
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Author : Phillip J. Pollot
ISBN : 9781608445578
Genre : Medical
File Size : 49. 96 MB
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If you wake up each day to the constant companion of lymphedema, you need to read this book. There are many things you can do to prevent or manage lymphedema, and educating yourself about your condition is the first step. This book will teach you about what lymphedema is, what causes it, and how you can take action to reduce and even eliminate your symptoms. It will provide you with the tools you need to manage what is, for many, a life-long condition. Written primarily for women who developed lymphedema as a result of treatment for breast cancer, the methods can be useful for anyone who suffers from this condition. Empower yourself to build new habits so that you can enjoy the best possible quality of life! Breast cancer's life saving surgery is the number one cause of lymphedema in the U.S. With approximately 240,000 cases of breast cancer diagnosed each year (2007 American Cancer Society), this one year of cases would form a line about 90 miles long. Yes, an hour and a half driving at 60 miles per hour! As we drive along this line there may be as many as thirty-five percent that will develop lymphedema. Educating yourself is critical to take yourself to a management level with lymphedema. Don't know what lymphedema is? Think of your arm or leg as a water balloon filled with a protein rich fluid. Now you know! The information in this book will give you down to earth common sense things you can do which may prevent or manage lymphedema. You will learn the chemistry of foods, and make choices which are friendly to the body. You will discover a simple way of eating to allow more peristaltic action of your lymphatic vessels. Fix your sights on management - not maintenance. In order to exercise self-responsibility you must have tools, acting with knowledge will eliminate the frustration of leaving all your lymphedema care to others. You will have a life time risk for lymphedema with lymph node removal, now is the time to be empowered in building new habits to assure the best possible quality of life.

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