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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

 

Anti-inflammatory drug effective for treating lymphedema symptoms

Ever since Hanson was diagnosed in her teens, the only available treatment has been to wear compression garments; use the electric pump, which moves the excess fluidfrom her leg back into the bloodstream; or get massage therapy to suppress the swelling, which can occur throughout the body. She has done all of this religiously for decades. “It’s been a lot of work and a lot of burden putting the compression socks on daily,” Hanson said. “It’s hard to get them on and off. They’re tight and they’re heavy. I’ve usedRead More