Since it’s halfway through summer, I figured it was a great time for a refresher post on lymphedema summer safety!

Although the sun may feel good, it has the potential to create a lot of problems for us lymphies, like increased swelling and risk of infection. Don’t take that to mean you have to stay inside all summer long, though — there are lots of things you can do to help alleviate the discomfort and risks so that you can enjoy your summer to the fullest while staying safe and healthy!

Staying Cool



Take Care of Your Garment

Insect Bites

Me last summer at my favorite vacation spot: Ocean City, MD!
Me at my favorite vacation spot last summer.

To read even more summertime tips for lymphies, click here! Don’t forget to add your favorite warm weather tips in the comments below!