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Exercise for Lipoedema

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 14 Nov

Its true, for women with the painful fat disease Lipoedema exercise is a challenge.  Why bother if diet and exercise have little effect on the lipoedema fat?    Exercise may seem like a waste of time.   

There are however benefits to including regular exercise as part of your lipoedema management plan.  Besides the obvious health benefits for your heart and blood sugar levels, for lipoedema patients exercise can help to reduce inflammation, keep the lymph system pumping, strengthen your muscles and boost confidence and mood.   

Below we will look at various exercises to help you manage lipoedema and have some fun.

Where possible wear your compression when exercising (except for vibration plates). Start off slowly and keep it light, don't engage in high impact or intense exercises which can cause inflammation. 

To find out what to eat for lipoedema click here.  

Topics: Insider Body plastic surgery lipoedema
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What to eat to manage lipoedema

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 07 May

Topics: plastic surgery lipoedema