Lymphoedema Awareness Week 2019 – What is Lymphoedema?

Your lymphatic system carries fluid and harmful substances through your lymph vessels, which lead to lymph nodes. The waste is then filtered out by lymphocytes — infection-fighting cells that live in your lymph nodes — and ultimately flushed from your body. Lymphoedema occurs when your lymph vessels are unable to adequately drain lymph fluid, usually [...]