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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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Lymphatic Impairment and Lipedema

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Could there perhaps be any edema with Lipedema? Some experts question whether or not the lymphatic system is impaired in women with lipedema. Today, I will tell you about a study entitled “Uncovering Lymphatic Transport Abnormalities in Patients with Primary Lipedema” which was done by Daniel Gould and colleagues at…

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Management of Swelling With a Ketogenic Diet

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For today, I would like to tell you about a research paper by a group in Belgium led by Melissa Garcia-Caballero. The paper is entitled “Role and therapeutic potential of dietary ketone bodies in lymph vessel growth”. This research was published in the July 2019 issue of the journal, Nature…

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