Simply and comprehensibly written guidebook covering the complete topic of lipedema. The book was developed together with experts and sufferers. By sufferers for sufferers.
This is a standard work on the subject of lipedema, a disease that affects many sufferers. This book aims to educate and help people to live with and fight this chronic disease. A number of experts from different fields of knowledge give practical help for living. Myths of the disease are explained and refuted by scientific facts.
All current treatment methods are explained and made comprehensible with the help of picture sequences. Numerous questions are asked and answered immediately, so that no questions remain unanswered. The major topic of compression is dealt with in detail, as well as the last solution, surgery. The operation of a patient is shown in pictures, and she also wrote an operation diary. In this way, an operation can be recreated. The different surgical methods are explained and compared. The possibilities of laser lifting and surgical lifting are presented.
The book also covers many other topics related to lipedema, such as nutrition, sport, fashion, lymphatic drainage, what to expect at the medical supply store, lymphomat, preparations for surgery, aftercare after surgery...