Fats in the diet: How they affect lymph flow and load
Lymphatic drainage from the small intestine
Blockage/overload and chylous reflux
Factors which determine lymph load and flow
Development of lymphoedema
Types of lymphoedemas
Increased subcutaneous fat reduces lymph transport
Build-up of fibrous tissues reduces lymphatic function
The problems of fibrosis
Other limb swellings which look like lymphoedema which may underlie the wound area: Lipoedemas, Myxoedema and Phlebo-lymphoedema
Adipose tissue, fibrosis and lymphoedema
What can be done to improve tissue/cell health and improve wound healing?
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