Stay The Boss Of Your Body

Today is Father’s Day 2019 in the United States, so it is the perfect time to heighten men’s health and the fact that men get LE too. Many of you know that my father and grandfather both had primary lymphedema.  Since Dad struggled for over 20 years to get a diagnosis, I want to share the […]

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Stay Lymphie Strong: Do’s and Don’ts

The biggest questions I now receive is “How do you maintain reduction?  What are your Do’s and Don’ts?” When you become a patient of a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), one of the first things they hand you, or should (EMPHASIS ON SHOULD) is a few handouts of the Do’s and Don’ts for lifelong Lymphedema Management.  In […]

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Lymphedema Reduction: It is Possible

Let me begin by sharing my reduction story, which is the inspiration for creating Stay Lymphie Strong. I have primary bilateral lower extremity Lymphedema (LE) coupled with Chronic Veinous Insuffiency (CVI).  When I was about 10 years old, I was scratched by a cat which caused a staph infection that required hospitalization. My lymph node had hardened, […]

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