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7 Simple Tips to Adopt When Making a Tough Choice

Every day, we’re faced with many choices. What time do we get up? What time do we go to bed? What do we wear? Which route do we take to go to the shops? When do we eat? And on, and on… We start learning to make choices at a…
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Differentiating Lipedema, Lymphedema, and Obesity by Lymphangiography Imaging

Today’s blog focuses on a study by researchers from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee in the US. It is entitled, Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Edema in Lipedema Revealed by Noninvasive 3T MR Lymphangiography and was published in the peer-reviewed journal Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in May 2022.  This is a prospective…
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Four Important Meals You Need Every Day

Here in the United States, we have heard for decades that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It was in the early 1900s that food manufacturing companies convinced doctors to promote breakfast. Foods such as cereal and bacon were marketed as breakfast foods. Since that time, breakfast…
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Analyzing the Lymphatic Function and Anatomy in Early-Stage Lipedema
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People and Things Worth Our Time, Effort, and Energy
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Comparing the Effects of Ketogenic Diet to a Whole Food Diet
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Self-care
Building Self-Care Habits
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Establishing Baseline Characteristics in Treating Lipedema
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Four Circles of Support: A Guide
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Comparing Cavitation Therapy and Liposuction as Lipedema Treatment
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Understanding Vibration: History and Benefits
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How Lymphatics Function in Women With Lipedema
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Appreciating a Community to Lean on Through Song
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The Patient’s Perspective: Improving Treatment through Understanding
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Reflection
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Mirror Exercises and Self-Care Tips
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Rest/Stress Lymphoscintigraphy in Lipedema Diagnosis
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Common Hat Sayings and What They Mean
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Differences and Similarities Between Lipedema and Fibromyalgia
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Seasons of the World: Accepting Change
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Benefits of Traditional Treatments in Lipedema Pain Management