What is the lymphatic system?
Your lymphatic system, part of your immune system, has many functions. They include protecting your body from illness-causing invaders, maintaining body fluid levels, absorbing digestive tract fats and removing cellular waste.
Your lymphatic system actually has many functions. Its key functions include:
- Maintains fluid levels in your body
- Absorbs fats from the digestive tract
- Protects your body against foreign invaders
- Responsible for helping fluid and waist leave the body and for regulating the immune system
What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM) and what does it do?
It was developed in the 1930’s and became more widely used in most European countries in the late 1980s and 1990s. LDM increases the circulation of your lymphatic system Unlike the heart, your lymphatic system lacks a pump to move lymph fluid through the body. The pressure from your blood vessels and movement from your muscles aid in moving lymph fluid through the vessels. Puffiness around the eyes, tired looking skin and even cellulite is a common occurrence for many suffering from a sluggish lymph system. Dehydration, sedentary lifestyle and many other factors play a part in causing these undesirable effects.
How can I affect my lymphatic system?
Self-Lymphatic Massage, a form of gentle massage, encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body towards lymph nodes to be drained from the body by the body’s natural detoxification system. LDM can help to relieve stress and promotes a more youthful appearance.
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Check out these videos that will show you how to do self-lymphatic massage.