Woman lying on a bed receiving treatment for her arm lymphedema

Arm Lymphedema: Symptoms and Treatment

Our blood gets all the publicity, but lymph is also a key fluid in our body. The lymphatic system is essentially the garbage-removal service of the body, as the lymph fluid picks up and delivers germs and waste from the body and prepares it…

Risk Factors for Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a condition that causes swelling in the arms or legs, likely due to damage to the lymph nodes. Patients who have undergone breast cancer treatment are at risk of lymphedema due to the damage the treatment may cause to the lymph…