Posts Tagged ‘lymph drainage therapy’

How Much Water Should I Drink Each Day?

Posted on February 13th, 2014, by relax

Why is Hydrating your Body so Essential to Optimal Health? As a massage therapist, I have been praising the benefits of water for years.  Simply because it seems to help with the overall effects of a massage.  Recently, I have learned more about the benefits of water from a nutritional perspective and why staying hydrated is so essential [...]

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Why Is It Important to Treat Scar Tissue?

Posted on January 24th, 2011, by relax

A simple scar from childhood or one from surgery can have serious effects on your body as well as create a source of emotional pain.  Scar tissue is not only what you see on the surface of your skin but it is a three dimensional web of fibrous tissue which has the potential to spread in any direction, [...]

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Lymphatic System

Posted on May 27th, 2009, by relax

You can think of the lymph system as your secondary circulatory system and part of your immune system.   This parallel pathway which carries lymph fluid initially forms in the connective tissue.  It carries large proteins, pathogens and toxins and transports these and many other components into lymphatic nodes which act as active purification centers.  These lymphatic nodes are important features of our immune [...]

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Your Body and Stress: How Does Stress Impact your Body?

Posted on August 7th, 2006, by relax

Two large 2003 United Kingdom studies concluded that chronic stress is (6) six times more likely to contribute to heart disease and cancer than high cholesterol and smoking and middle-aged people with decreased control over emotional stress had a 50% increase in death rate over a 15 year period.   From this study, we learn that [...]

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