Understanding lymphedema: A glass full of perspectives

Understanding lymphedema: A glass full of perspectives

One’s outlook on life can often easily be determined by their answer to the question: “Is the glass half empty or half-full.” The person that sees the glass half-full is deemed an optimist. When Prof. Jalid Sehouli of the renowned Charité Medical Center in Berlin imparts his knowledge about lymphedema, one can sense the passion he has for the subject – and his optimism about the potential for good outcomes.

During a biosyn-sponsored interview embedded in the 23rd REPETITORIUM ONLINE series of lectures on OB/GYN, the gynecological oncologist and lymphedema expert espoused none of the Hesiodic pessimism often heard about this chronic condition that not only affects the quality of life of cancer patients, but many others over the span their lifetimes. Instead, Prof. Sehouli emphasized the importance of understanding the disease’s multifactorial pathogenesis and how interdisciplinary, multimodal therapeutic strategies could be integrated into a holistic approach to managing lymphedema. And which was one noteworthy nutritional complementary pillar he mentioned? Selenium supplementation! Many lymphedema blogs, support networks while international frameworks educate sufferers. But what better a resource to get informed about lymphedema and selenium than from biosyn – the world’s leading selenium cGMP producer. For a better understanding of the multifaceted nature of lymphedema’s mechanism of action, download the biosyn folder:

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