Free Lymphedema & Nutrition Q&A, Altoona
What is lymphedema?
The lymphatic system collects excess fluids/proteins and lymph from body tissues and carries them back to the bloodstream. When this is disrupted it can cause chronic swelling. Causes can be various including surgery, cancer, removal of lymph nodes and advanced age.
- What lymphedema is & how to recognize it
- Common causes
- How our therapists can stop progression & reduce swelling
- Food & movements that can help