Keeping your immune system strong is the single most valuable gift that you can give to yourself. This simply isn't possible without giving your lymphatic system the care and attention that it so highly deserves. I am beyond excited to share recommendations of actions you can take to optimize your lymphatic health, and ultimately, your life.
Please note that there are circumstances in which it is very important to consult directly with a trained professional before taking any of these actions. If you have EVER had ANY lymph nodes removed, received radiation therapy, or have a family history of lymphedema, please speak with your doctor about the best ways to support your specific needs.
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Why is having a healthy lymphatic system is so important?
We are all very aware that our bodies are constantly being bombarded with toxins in this day and age--even if we are extremely cautious about what we eat and conscious of the environment that we are exposed to. Pesky toxins and poisons still manage to creep their way into our anatomy.
Your lymphatic system is your first line of defense against toxins, heavy metals, viruses, bacteria, and infections. When our lymphatic system is not functioning properly, it gets backed up and becomes a breeding ground for bacteria. If not properly managed, your lymph system can mirror a stagnant puddle of water that becomes slimy and murky. You wouldn't want to drink that water, so why bathe your cells in it!?
Some common symptoms that occur when your lymphatic system gets backed up are: Fatigue, Brain Fog, Bloating, Swelling, Pain, Headaches, Puffiness, Poor Digestion, Apathy, Reoccurring Illness, Allergies, and just moving slower and not as optimally as you could. Let's fix all that.
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