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Puffy? Achy? Anxious? Exhausted?

Electro Lymphatic Drainage is The Answer!


Your lymphatic system is actually a vital circulatory system with an extensive network of vessels and organs throughout the body. Your lymphatic system is responsible for supplying plasma rich protein to your blood as well as carrying away toxins and other debris. "It acts like a sanitation system for our body by getting rid of 'waste' that our body naturally produces, or other things that can invade our body, like bacteria," says Linda Koehler, PhD, an assistant professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation medicine at the University of Minnesota. "It's what protects us from getting an infection."

Blockages can occur from normal life stressors such as:
Tight fitting clothing
Lack of exercise
Excess exercise
Bumps, bruises, and other injuries
Exposure to heavy metals
Pesticides and herbicides
Food allergies or sensitivities
Autoimmune dis-eases

The good news is that lymphatic health can be restored, even in cases of severe impairment.

Koehler says, "In the medical field, we use manual lymph drainage to help people who have had damage to their lymphatic system following surgery, trauma, or developmental disorders. In this case, manual lymph drainage can be beneficial because there are specific techniques to assist with moving lymphatic fluid out of the damaged areas to other areas in the body that are functioning normally."

Some conditions that improve from Electro Lymphatic Drainage:
Swelling or edema
Fibrocystic and Tender Breasts
Skin disorders-acne, eczema
Digestive problems
Colds, Flu, and Sinus Problems
Migraine episodes
Recovery from surgery
Enlarged prostate

The authors of a 2015 systematic review concluded that lymphatic massage might be more effective than connective tissue massage in relieving symptoms of stiffness and depression in people living with fibromyalgia.

A 2015 study published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management in which lymphatic drainage (involving two weeks of intensive treatment and six months of maintenance) was considered comparable to compression bandaging and exercise in women with post-mastectomy lymphedema.

A 2010 study concluded that lymphatic drainage effectively reduced thigh circumference and the thickness of both thigh and abdominal fat in people with cellulite.

People should not have a lymphatic massage if they have congestive heart failure, blood clots, kidney problems, skin infections, severe COPD or circulation problems.
Yuan, S. L. K., et al. (2015). Effectiveness of different styles of massage therapy in fibromyalgia: A systematic review and meta-analysis [Abstract].
Gradalski T, Ochalek K, Kurpiewska J. Complex decongestive lymphatic therapy with or without Vodder II manual lymph drainage in more severe chronic postmastectomy upper limb lymphedema: A randomized noninferiority prospective study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Dec;50(6):750-7. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.06.017


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