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Leslyn Keith

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Non-surgical Treatment of Lipedema

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For today I’d like to feature a study by Dr. Alexandre Amato, a surgeon in Brazil. The research paper is called Lipedema Can Be Treated Non-Surgically: A Report of 5 Cases. It was published in the peer-reviewed journal American Journal of Case Reports in November 2021. This article was forwarded…

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How Estrogen Plays an Important Role in Lipedema

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I’d like to talk about a paper out of Colorado State University in the US today. It’s entitled Lipedema and the Potential Role of Estrogen in Excessive Adipose Tissue Accumulation. This paper was published in the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Molecular Sciences in October 2021. This review summarizes research…

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Lipedema Awareness Month

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Understanding Lipedema in a Social Context June is LIPEDEMA AWARENESS MONTH. It’s a time when we join together to learn, connect, and discuss our experiences, our questions, our answers, and socialize with like-minded ladies. Since lipedema impacts our lives, especially in a social context as reviewed in this article, we…

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Cryotherapy and Lipedema

By | lipedema treatment

Today I wanted to discuss the article entitled “Is Cryotherapy Appropriate in Lipedema?” It’s written by Dr. Ayla Clark, a naturopath practicing in the northeast of the US, and she posted this on her website.  This article discusses cryotherapy and explains how it could be beneficial for managing lipedema and…

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