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Ta Da! sana – Why I-Yengar – A Lymphedema Story

What exactly is this, “Iyengar”, to which you keep alluding, Teresa? and for which you are probably screaming by now or have completely lost interest and no longer even care to follow. Why do I-Yengar? Or…

Why I-Yengar – Exercise is Essential – A Lymphedema Story by Teresa Stanley

So, I now faced the reality that my breast cancer journey included a lymphedema diagnosis.  As I shared in previous posts, manual lymph drainage has been a very helpful tool in managing it.  I strongly recommend…

Why I-Yengar – Lymphedema Progression – Yup, got it

So, two months out from my last radiation treatment, I retired from my job of 33 1/2 years, sold the house, all of the contents, bought a 38 foot beast of a 5th wheel trailer and…

How does Acupuncture Cure Chronic Pain? – by Lindsay Rusk, R.Ac.

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient method of healing, which involves the insertion of very thin, sterile, single-use needles into different areas of the body. Acupuncture is a unique form  of natural healing, especially when…

Why I-Yengar – Light at the End of the Storm – by Teresa Stanley

Without going into major detail about my finding an RMT with enhanced training in lymphedema management, over the next 2 years after my surgery, I saw a few.  The first one I saw was shortly after…

Why I-Yengar – On the road to Discovery – by Teresa Stanley

I  hadn’t even started my chemo or radiation treatments and I was furiously, “Googling, ” looking for as much information as I could about ways to mitigate lymphedema, (LE) I freaked myself out looking at images of…

Why I-Yengar – What is Lymphedema, But First, What is Lymph? – by Teresa Stanley

So, what exactly is Lymphedema? Well, to get a full understanding, you really need to know what the lymph system is and what it does. Lymph is a fluid which is rich in protein. It flows…

Why I-yengar – A Lymphedema Story by Teresa Stanley

January 2013 I am sitting in my surgeon’s office, my head exploding with information.  I am scheduled in the coming days for a lumpectomy and axillary node section.  It was apparent from the ultrasound and biopsy…

Qigong With Leanne Brown

Balancing Excess and Deficient Qi The movement of Qi (life-force energy), like water, flows from areas of high-intensity (excess) to low-intensity (deficiency). Excess Qi in any area of the body can lead to an overactive cellular…

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