Lipedema – A common adipose tissue disorder that is believed to affect nearly 11% of adult women worldwide. It occurs when fat is distributed in an irregular way beneath your skin, usually in the legs and buttocks. Although it begins as a cosmetic concern, it may end up causing pain and other problems. Lipedema can be mistaken for regular obesity.

Affected age group

















65 & older



ymptoms of Lipedema

The typical symptoms are a larger lower half and column like legs which are tender and are bruised easily. For example, the top half of body maybe size 6 but the bottom half may be size 12.
As the condition progresses, fat continues to build up and the lower body gets heavier. The lipedemic fat may later collect in the arms.
If not treated properly, it may lead to many problems such as delayed wound healing, infection, development of scar tissue, and development of hard skin in legs.

Some other common symptoms of lipedema include:
  • Fatigue
  • Bloating
  • Joint aches
  • Easy bruising
  • Shortness of breath
Worse effects
  • Limb heaviness
  • Fungal infections
  • Increased limb swelling
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Permanent disfigurement
Diet tips for Lipedema
  • Lower fat consumption
  • Lower your salt intake
  • Eat fresh & green vegetables in huge amount

To seek guidance on how to treat the disease through natural remedies, consult Dietitian Harpreet on 8728914242