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Starting a Lymphedema Support Group!

Please email,text or call if you are interested and want to join us for the 1st Lymphedema Support Group!   Babette Maiss, CMT,CLT  13 Williamsburg Lane 
Chico , CA 95926 530-321-5668   Lymphedema Support Group Get Together Lymphedema Support Group • When: Saturday, July 22 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM • Where: Babette Maiss,CMT,CLT… Continue reading Starting a Lymphedema Support Group!

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Book Review: ‘Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide’

I recently purchased this book. I have to agree with this blogger. It is a great book and be definitely something to read for patients suffering from Lymphedema/Lipedema and for their caregivers. A lot of comprehensive information in a well researched book. Below the Book review from "The Lymphie Life" ( another great resource website)… Continue reading Book Review: ‘Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide’

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What to watch out for with Lymphedema

When you have to manage lymphedema certain exercises and activities can cause symptoms to worsen, both for arms and legs affected. Skin Care, Exercise, Nutrition and Travel are part of  the management of Lymphedema, as much as MLD (Manual Lymphatic Drainage), Bandaging and wearing the right Garments. Below are two links to a more detailed… Continue reading What to watch out for with Lymphedema

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Lymphatic system discovered in the Brain

Scientists have discovered more Lymphatic vessels in the brain. It links the brain to the immune system - a connection researchers had previously not discovered. A link to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's may be found.  Now if we could figure out how to drain that lymphatic system, it may help with some of those diseases. Check… Continue reading Lymphatic system discovered in the Brain