KETOGENIC & LYMPHATIC DISORDERS

KETOGENIC SOLUTIONLeslyn Keith OTD, CLT-LANA

I read an interesting book recently, “The Ketogenic Solution for Lymphatic Disorders”. Written by Leslyn Keith, who has a Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy with an emphasis on lymphedema and obesity. She was certified as a Lymphedema Therapist in 2000 and became LANA-certified in 2001. In addition to treating lymphedema and other lymphatic disorders, she currently researches, consults, and lectures on lymphedema, lipedema, and obesity. Continue reading

LYMPHEDEMA & BODY IMAGE [Love or Hate?]

Lymphedema and Body ImageBODY IMAGE AND LYMPHEDEMA

Body image, something we all deal with – right? I feel women especially struggle with body image, but maybe that’s just because I’m a woman. Many of those living with lymphedema deal with body image issues, as well. I hear it all the time in the people I work with, as well as the stories I read from those living with lymphedema: people at war with their bodies and in turn at war with their souls. Endlessly trying to gain value and worth through the image we have of our bodies. Lymphedema does take its emotional toll. Continue reading