LIPEDEMA LOWER BODY TYPES


Four Stages of Lipedema
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Does this describe you?

  • Have you been gaining weight, particularly in the hips and thighs?
  • Is the weight evenly dispersed between the right and left side of your hips and thighs (symmetrical)?
  • Have you noticed diets and exercise do NOT affect the extra weight on your hips and thighs?
  • Did the weight gain change after puberty, childbirth or menopause?
  • Do your legs swell during the day but are relieved by elevation?

If you answered YES to one or more of the above questions, you may have a fat disease called Lipedema. This disease affects over 11% of adult women worldwide.


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LYMPHEDEMA AND LIPEDEMA TREATMENT


Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for Lymphedema

Do you have Lipo-Lymphedema (primary Lipedema with secondary Lymphedema), Lymphedema or unexplained edema?

Learn how a complete decongestive therapy (CDT) plan can help you get on the road to healing your body.


THE EFFECTS OF FOOD ON THE BODY


How did we get to 38% obesity epidemic levels? Find out the factors contributing to this staggering trend and what we can do about it!

A low carbohydrate or ketogenic way of eating has been shown to reduce significant inflammation and pain along with weight loss!

Factors Causing the American Obesity Epidemic

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Thank you so much for stopping by!  Hopefully you were able to find some great information to help you in your with your Lipedema, Lymphedema or Lipo-Lymphedema.