• Lipedema and Diabetes - A Vicious Circle!

    As a lipedema sufferer with type I diabetes, I am dependent on the insulin supply "from outside" 24/7 and without a break. The insulin is either brought under the skin using an insulin pen or an insulin pump via cannulas / needles and injected into the subcutaneous fatty tissue. Insulin is a so-called mast hormone. On the one hand it causes the blood sugar level to drop, on the other hand it can

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  • Pretty best friends: breathing exercises for the lymphatic system

    Correct breathing does a lot of good on a physical and emotional level. Incorrect breathing blocked - I experienced this painfully after three operations and the formation of lymphedema on the stomach and thighs. In addition to manual lymphatic drainage, I still get speech therapy to stabilize speech and breathing so that I can literally breathe deeply again through breathing exercises, breathe away pain and without closing

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  • Self love vs. Self acceptance

    Self-love, also self-love, denotes the all-embracing acceptance of oneself in the form of an unrestricted love for oneself. The term is synonymous, but not completely synonymous, with terms such as self-acceptance, self-respect, self-care, self-confidence and self-worth. https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selbstliebe Yes, self-love is on everyone's lips, but every time I hear it, it makes me wonder. Wikipedia phrased exactly where me probably the

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  • Breastfeeding with lipedema

    A sensitive subject as I have to find out. Breastfeeding is still a topic where opinions differ. The question of whether a mother is breastfeeding or giving the bottle can only be answered incorrectly. Breastfeeding you, has definitely been breastfeeding for too long and the child won't be satisfied anyway. Gives you the bottle is

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