New research reveals that 80% of overweight women have sluggish lymphatic systems. Trapped toxins and excess fluid can add an extra 10 – 15 pounds.
As the body’s second circulatory system, decongesting stagnant lymph can substantially reduce the risk of atherosclerosis, or blockage of the arteries.
Lymphatic drainage is one of the few techniques to be successfully used in the permanent reduction of cellulite.
In emphasizing prevention, lymphatic drainage has been found to be beneficial in improving healthy flow of lymphatic fluids, critical to the health of the cell in the breast.
Lymphatic stagnation can weaken the immune system compromising the integrity of the cells and encouraging inflammation, which is known to be the beginning of many common illnesses.
Without a properly functioning lymphatic system, fat and cholesterol cannot be carried away from the heart. Dr. Bruno Chikly believes that at least 30% of heart attacks may be related to the health of the lymphatic system, a condition called lymphostatic angiopathy.
Lymphatic drainage improves veno-circulation which aids in the elimination of excess fluids and stored toxins, leaving your skin infinitely more youthful and vibrant.
Conditions that respond positively to an improvement in lymphatic health are swelling, pain, allergies, tissue congestion, inflammation, Lupus and many problems related to fluid retention.