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Ebook: Lymphedema Management - How To Manage Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Edema from Cancer, Vascular Insufficiency, Bug Bites, by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 1:02pm In thinking about how I can further help my community and reach out to more individuals who are managing Lymphedema across the US and in other countries it became clear that I needed to educate the masses.  I call it my "One to Many" approach and this year I have set forth in taking steps to educate and reach more people facing Lymphedema diagnos ... Read on »
St Petersburg Lymphedema, Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Lipidema, Edema, Lymphatic Elephantitis and Post Surgical Swelling Servi by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 5:48pm At Healthy Being Wellness Center, our Naturopath and Lymphatic Drainage Therapist , Melissa Gallagher provides services and therapies for lymphedema patients. Our clients come to us for a variety of reasons Primary lymphedema Secondary lymphedema Lymphatic elephantitis Malignant lymphedema Chronic venous in ... Read on »
Swelling In Polycystic Kidney Disease: Causes And Treatment by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Mon 16 Dec 2013 8:21am   Although swelling ( edema ) is not so common in Polycystic Kidney Disease, compared with other symptoms, like proteinuria, high blood pressure, etc, recently, there also have some patients complain that edema appears in their feet, ankle, face and other parts of the body. For those patients, to find the root causes and effective treatments are ... Read on »
ALS and Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Lymphatic Drainage - Ways to Manage the Progression of Swollen Legs and Limbs by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 7:01am Recently I had the honor of beginning a lymphatic drainage protocol on an individual with an early onset of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) related Lymphedema in his legs. ALS is a restrictive and progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. As the nerves are impacted so are the muscles and ult ... Read on »
Swelling in Chronic Kidney Disease by Michelle smith Facebook Posted Wed 16 Apr 2014 10:21am Swelling is a common symptom of kidney disease.Do you want to know why kidney disease can cause Swelling?  In many cases, CKD attacks the kidney’s nephrons, which causes them to lose their filtering capacity. This destruction is usually done slowly and silently. If your kidneys should stop working, your body would fill with water and waste ... Read on »
swelling under armpit and skin lower down left trunk to ankle swollen by anil m. Posted Mon 26 Oct 2009 11:22am left arm pit stratched,  then swelling during next couple days, rash breaks out both arm and legs .  swelling and pain tremendious, from left armpit downwards.    called ambulance,   to hospital,  introduction to wide range very strong anti biotics.  swelling only increases and pain.  after twodays they try steroids(intraveniously) swelling stops ... Read on »
Friday photoset: swell, just swell. by Cohabitaire Posted Thu 26 Aug 2010 6:40pm My husband surfs. A lot. I figured if we were to see each other regularly I should take up surfing, so three years ago I did just that. But when it’s too big for me (which is most of the time), I take photos. These were shot on a cold May morning when a large swell hit Australia’s East Coast. We took a dawn trip to Sandon Point near Wollong ... Read on »
Dropsy by Matt S. Posted Tue 29 Jul 2008 12:00am I would highly recommend the following book for renal fellows everywhere: ", by Steven Peitzman. I am presently reading it during my trips on the "T" while commuting into Mass General Hospital in the wee hours of the morn. What is "dropsy"? Dropsy--still used to describe ailments which affect marine animals such as fish or frogs (see left)- ... Read on »
Update on my swelling by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:29pm For the past 10 days I've been in therapy for swelling. My body weight peaked at 190 or 28 pounds over my normal weight. The weight is due to excess body fluids that cause the swelling. I've lost half of that weight (my weight today at the therapist's office was 176 pounds. The therapist wraps my legs up to my groin to compress the legs and force ... Read on »
Liposuction Lymphatic Drainage Massage to Minimize Swelling, Promote Healing & Reduce Scarring by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 8:58am Post Operative Care for Liposuction At Healthy Being Wellness Center, we specialize in a post operative recovery therapy that is extremely effective for our clients who have recently had liposuction. We see our clients within days of their liposuction and begin the process of healing that is required for them to get back to the ... Read on »