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EP 818 What Is Painful Fat Syndrome?

December 20, 201622 min
Ever heard of lymphedema or lipedema? Probably not, but you could be at risk and not even know it.Ever heard of lymphedema or lipedema? Probably not, but you could be at risk and not even know it. What are these conditions that nearly 10 million Americans have? Lymphedema and lipedema (also called painful fat syndrome) are two different health issues that cause swelling and abnormal fat growth. These conditions can lead to other problems, such as difficulty walking, bruising and skin infections. You may be able to dodge these illnesses with the right diet. In her book, Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide, co-author Dr. Karen Louise Herbst shares which foods to eat to fight these conditions and which foods to avoid that can worsen your symptoms. Find out if one of these conditions is holding you back and what you can do about it. Bonus!Don’t Let Brain Food Make You Fat

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