lymphedema

Natural Diuretic: How to Reduce Fluid Retention Safely

A natural diuretic is an herb or plant used for their effect on the urinary tract and fluid balance. Diuretics are primarily used to eliminate excess fluid from body tissues, to flush the urinary tract in the treatment of urinary infections, and in detoxification of the body via increased excretion … Read More

2. Prostate Cancer

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most-common cancer in men. And it’s the most-common cause of cancer-related death in men after lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes, and one in 41 will die from … Read More

The Benefits of Physical Therapy

If you have injured yourself—be it a sprained or strained muscle, a torn ligament, or a broken bone—or if you have a physical condition that affects your joint flexibility and mobility, you may be tempted to take to your bed in order to alleviate your discomfort and recover your strength. … Read More

A Lower Weight May Mean a Lower Risk of Lymphedema

Advances in medical, radiation, and surgical treatments are extending the lives of many women with breast cancer. But as survival rates increase and more and more women live longer, they also face the possibility of experiencing delayed side effects from their cancer treatments. Among these potential side effects is lymphedema, … Read More

Orthopedic Massage and Myofascial Release Offer Long-Lasting Pain Relief

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQykJTEh7aw Laura Skarpa is a licensed orthopedic massage therapist who works with injured athletes, soldiers, people with fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and injured rotator cuffs. In as little as 20 minutes, she delivers substantial and sometimes permanent relief from injuries, muscle sprains and sprains, and even sleeplessness. [text_ad] Why massage works Laura … Read More

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