It is estimated that 11% of all women have lipedema. This condition is not predictable or preventable and it intensifies with each stage. By Stage 3, a woman’s body has changed so significantly, mobility and quality of life are impacted.
Lipedema involves painful fat, fibrosis and fluid, and is highly resistant to dieting, exercise and bariatric surgery.
Tools for Lipedema During COVID-19
In this article, board-certified endocrinologist Karen Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. offers ways for patients to manage their lipedema consistently at home. Patients who are proactive in managing their condition can keep it from worsening to a more severe stage of lipedema or even lymphedema.
Learn about at-home treatments for lipedema in this 7-minute read.
The Optimal® Plus for Lipedema Treatment
The Optimal Plus™ is cleared by the FDA for the treatment of lipedema. It is clinically proven to stimulate lymph protein absorption and increase lymphatic return during and after therapy.