Wendy Williams’s leg swelling is due to a condition called lymphedema. What is lymphedema and how does it affect different people in different ways?
Lymphedema is a condition where the lymphatic system becomes overwhelmed and the body swells in an area or region.
There are several common causes of lymphedema –
1. Cancer or other trauma in which lymph nodes are removed or damaged radiated.
This is like placing a dam in the middle of your overflow system for your bathtub and leaving the water running. When there is too much water coming into the region but too little leaving the tissues the fluid accumulates. When lymph nodes or vessels are removed or damaged during surgery fluid backs up and causes swelling. This is secondary lymphedema also known as lymphostatic edema.
2. Primary Lymphedema is caused because the person was born with an insufficient lymphatic system.
In these cases, the swelling happens because the lymphatic pipes are not big enough or numerous enough to carry the lymph fluid being produced in the tissues. At Innovative Therapy pc, we are experts are supporting your body in keeping this swelling under control. In some cases, we have been able to support your body in resolving the issue.
3. Swelling due to traumas like sprains, strains, fractures, or surgery.
This is called lymph dynamic edema and it is the quickest and easiest type of swelling to resolve. This is because the lymphatic system is still intact for the most part and is ready to be supported in removing the excess fluid from the area of the body.
No matter which type of swelling you have we are the experts at swelling resolution. Resolving your swelling will speed your healing and get you back to living your life fast.
If you live in Farmer’s Branch, Addison, Irving, Carrollton or Richardson make us your first choice for swelling resolution and lymphedema treatment). From the bits of the interview heard it sounds like Ms. Williams has primary lymphedema. There is help for all 3 types of swelling.
The famous talk show host Wendy Williams, has announced on her show that she has swollen legs due to primary lymphedema.
From the bits of the interview, we heard it sounds like Ms. Williams has primary lymphedema. There is help for all 3 types of swelling. Call 214-225-8530 for a consultation today.