Did you know your Lymph system is an important part of your body’s immune system?
There are between 400-800 lymph nodes in the body that constantly monitor and filter the lymph to remove toxins, waste and pathogens
Did you know Lymphatic fluid runs everywhere blood flows throughout your body (even within your organs and bone marrow)?
Did you know, Unlike the circulatory system, it is a one-way system and has no pump to relying on movement it uses gravity, muscle contraction, and breathing to keep flowing?
Did you know the lymph system can be blocked or restricted by scar-tissue from and injury or surgery but is able to regenerate itself?
Did you know that It is the least understood and most undervalued of all the body systems, yet if it stopped working we would die within 24-48 hours?
Did you know swelling of the lymph nodes or “glands” in the neck are an indication that the body is in the process of fighting off an infection?
Did you know the appendix has recently been discovered to be part of the lymphatic system?
SARAH DUTT, LMT
Sarah can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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