Self-help lipedema

Life can change abruptly when diagnosed with lipedema. Patients can deal with the topic in many ways and inform themselves about it. In addition to the doctor, you will also find advice and help in self-help groups that organise regular meetings. Blogs by affected women provide inspiration and everyday tips for living life with lipedema. These tips mainly revolve around nutrition, sports, treatment and the diagnosis of the disease. So you can find everything women need to know, quickly and easily on the Internet.

Lipedema: Personal experience

Personal blogs of affected women make an important contribution to dealing with the disease lipedema. On these platforms their experiences are shared, as well as what they have learned over time. Such first-hand information is particularly important for women who have just been diagnosed. Patients support each other and be assured that they are not alone with their illness. We would particularly like to recommend the following blogs to you:

Lipoedema: More info

Lipödem Hilfe Deutschland e. V. is the first point of contact for information on lipedema. On the website you will find everything you need to know about the disease. You will also find a list of current articles from print and television as well as a helpful list of links.

The Lymph Network Munich provides names and addresses of physicians and lymph therapists who specialize in lipedema. In addition, you will find pharmacies and medical supply stores that are particularly concerned with this disease. Especially with compression underwear, it is extremely important that it fits perfectly and has been manufactured by a specialist.

The medi-companion health app has been specially developed for lip- and lymphedema patients and not only provides useful information, tips and a reminder service for re-care, the app also promotes and helps self-management.