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How Compression Socks Ease Lymphedema Symptoms

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Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy treatments may experience a wide range of side effects as the lymph nodes become obstructed, resulting in swelling in the legs, arms, or both. The phenomenon is known as lymphedema, and it causes a restricted range of motion with a tight or heavy feeling in the affected areas, accompanied by swelling and pain in many cases. While there is no definite cure, wearing compression socks may help ease the symptoms.

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5 Reasons to Wear Compression Leggings

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Have you ever wondered why some athletes wear specialized tights when working out? Those are called compression leggings, and they can be incredibly helpful in improving their performance. These garments come in the form of medical compression leggings, too, which can be practical for those who suffer from lymphedema and poor circulation but would like to remain physically active.

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Coping with Lymphedema in the Hot Summer Months

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Summer is the best time of the year for many people. But if you have lymphedema, it can easily become your most despised season. This is especially true if you live in an area with extreme hot summers where the heat can cause discomfort and swelling. While you can’t control the weather, you can definitely do something about improving your safety and comfort despite the heat and humidity. Having the right lymphedema products can help.

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5 Benefits of Compression Socks While Pregnant

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Are you pregnant and notice that your legs, ankles, and feet appear bigger because they are swollen? You can prevent this condition from worsening by wearing compression socks designed for pregnancy. These specially designed garments will help minimize discomfort in the ankles and feet, keep you comfortable, and support your cardiovascular system by ensuring proper blood flow. They’re definitely must-haves …

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Compression Socks: Mother’s Day Gift for Healthy Feet

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International Mother’s Day is coming up—and this year, it falls on May 9. Are you looking for gifts to give your mom, a mother figure, or the special women in your life? Consider giving something practical—something that will make them healthier and more comfortable. Compression socks can be a thoughtful gift especially if the recipient requires high-quality support garments that …

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5 Reasons to Wear Compression Wraps

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Compression wraps are therapeutic devices used for the treatment of sprains or other minor injuries. They work to promote a faster recovery after an injury and reduce further damage to the affected area. The most common type of compression wrap is an elastic type bandage that provides pressure to a specific area of the body that has suffered an injury …

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The Difference Between Medical Compression Wear and Shapewear

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Medical compression wear and body shapewear can be similar. But there are key differences between these body-hugging garments. While they both squeeze a particular area of the body (usually the midriff, in the case of shapewear), medical-grade compression wear does not function in the same way as shapewear. Nor is its purpose solely cosmetic. For starters, medical-grade compression garments are …