The site is intended to present the myriad of information concerning lipedema in a more concise way for those patients who are new to the diagnosis. It is arranged in the following lesson plan below, to cover what exactly is lipedema, how it affects our lymphatics and skin, other diseases or disorders which are frequently seen with lipedema, and the treatments for it, to include the basis–complete decongestive therapy–and its various parts: ways to move lymph, compression, exercise, and nutrition.

1. What is lipedema?
A. Appearance
B. Symptoms
C. Stages
D. Types

2. Our Lymphatic System & Skin
A. Normal Lymphatics Versus Our Lymphatic System & Dysfunction
……. 1. What can be done about poor lymphatic function? An Overview of Treatment
B. Diagnosing Poor Lymphatics
……. 1. Indocyanine Green (ICG) Lymphography
C. More About Lymphatics Links for Additional Study
D. Skin Conditions & Care
……. 1. Cellulitis
……….. a. More About Cellulitis Links for Additional Study
……. 2. Erysipelas
……….. a. More About Erysipelas Links for Additional Study
……. 3. Fungal Infections
……….. a. More About Fungal Infections Links for Additional Study
……. 4. Intertrigo
……….. a. More About Intertrigo Links for Additional Study
……. 5. Keratosis Pilaris
……….. a. More About Keratosis Pilaris Links for Additional Study
……. 6. Piezogenic Pedal Papules
……….. a. More About Piezogenic Pedal Papules Links for Additional Study
E. Post-Operative Skin Care
F. More About Skin Care Links for Additional Study

3. Comorbidities Others Disorders or Diseases Which Can Accompany Lipedema
A. Chronic Venous Insufficiency
……. 1. More About Chronic Venous Insufficiency Links for Additional Study
B. Dercum’s Disease
……. 1. More About Dercum’s Disease Links for Additional Study
C. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
……. 1. More About Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Links for Additional Study
D. Fibrosis
……. 1. More About Fibrosis Links for Additional Study
E. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
……. 1. More About Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Links for Additional Study
F. Joint Misalignment
……. 1. Functional Capacity Evaluation
……. 2. More About Joint Misalignment Links for Additional Study
G. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
……. 1. Sources of Histamine
……. 2. Epinephrine Injection Savings Offers
……. 3. More About Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Links for Additional Study
H. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
……. 1. More About Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Links for Additional Study
I. Pain
……. 1. Foot Pain
J. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
……. 1. More About Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Links for Additional Study
K. Wilson Temperature Syndrome
……. 1. More About Wilson Temperature Syndrome Links for Additional Study
L. More About Comorbidities Links for Additional Study

4. Complete Decongestive Therapy An Overview of CDT and Other Primary Treatments for Lipedema
A. Complete Decongestive Therapy
B. Manual Lymphatic Drainage
C. Dry Brushing
D. Electro Lymphatic Therapy
E. Hivamat
F. Lymphatic Pumps
G. PhysioPod
H. More About Decongestive Therapies Links for Additional Study

5. Compression
A. Types of Compression
……. 1. Arm Sleeves
……. 2. Bandaging
……. 3. Flat Knit Garments
……. 4. Micromassaging Garments
……. 5. Reid Sleeve Compression Garments
……. 6. Nighttime Compression
B. Brands of Compression
C. Where to Purchase
D. Donning/Doffing Aids
E. Body Adhesives
F. More About Compression Links for Additional Study
G. Donating Old Compression Garments

6. Exercise
A. Channels
B. Classes
C. Equipment
……. 1. Knee Braces
D. Exercises for Lipedema
……. 1. Aquatics
……. 2. Connective Tissue Workout
……. 3. Cycling
……. 4. Deep Breathing
……. 5. Lymphatic Yoga
……. 6. Oxycise
……. 7. Pilates
……. 8. Rebounding
……. 9. Rolfing
……. 10. Tripudio
……. 11. Vibration
…………. a. Brands of Vibration Plates
…………. b. More About Vibration Links for Additional Study
……. 12. Walking

7. Nutrition
A. Anti-Inflammatory Diet
……. 1. More About the Anti-Inflammatory Diet Links for Additional Study
B. Autoimmune Protocol
……. 1. More About the Autoimmune Protocol Links for Additional Study
C. Calendula Tea
D. Carnivore Diet
……. 1. More About the Carnivore Diet Links for Additional Study
E. Data Driven Fasting
……. 1. More About Data Driven Fasting Links for Additional Study
F. Intermittent Fasting
……. 1. More About Intermittent Fasting Links for Additional Study
G. Keto
……. 1. More About Keto Links for Additional Study
H. Low Carb/High Fat
……. 1. More About Low Carb/High Fat Links for Additional Study
I. Low FODMAP
……. 1. More About Low FODMAP Links for Additional Study
J. Low Glycemic Eating
……. 1. More About Low Glycemic Eating Links for Additional Study
K. Low Histamine Diet
……. 1. More About the Low Histamine Diet Links for Additional Study
L. Low Inflammation Diet
……. 1. More About the Low Inflammation Diet Links for Additional Study
M. Mediterranean Diet
……. 1. More About the Mediterranean Diet Links for Additional Study
N. Omega-6 Oils
……. 1. More About Omega-6 Oils Links for Additional Study
O. One Meal a Day Diet
……. 1. More About One Meal a Day Diet Links for Additional Study
P. Oxalates
……. 1. More About Oxalates Links for Additional Study
Q. Paleo Diet
……. 1. More About Paleo Diet Links for Additional Study
R. Rare Adipose Disorder Diet
……. 1. More About the Rare Adipose Disorder Diet Links for Additional Study
S. Wheat Belly Diet
……. 1. More About the Wheat Belly Diet Links for Additional Study
T. Whole Foods Plant Based Diet
……. 1. More About the Whole Foods Plant Based Diet Links for Additional Study
U. Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
……. 1. Vitamin B Deficiency
……. 2. Vitamin D Deficiency
……. 3. Zinc Deficiency
V. Nutritional Products
W. Nutritional Support Groups
X. More About Nutrition Links for Additional Study

Numerous resources, such as places to purchase clothing and lists of support groups, can be found under Community Resources, and physicians, surgeons, therapists, info on supplements, etc., can be found under Medical Resources.

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