How does lymph drainage therapy work?
The lymphatic system is responsible for handling and neutralizing toxins and wastes created from food, pollution and our own body's daily cellular activities. It is also responsible for housing and transporting immune cells. Lymphatic drainage therapy works to help recirculate body fluids, stimulate functioning of the immune system, and balance the autonomic nervous system. Basically, the lymph takes out the trash and lymph drainage therapy is like bringing in an extra garbage collector.
How do I know if I can benefit from lymph drainage therapy?
Lymphatic drainage therapy can be beneficial by helping to:
How should I prepare for for my session?
What will the session be like?
What should I do and how will I feel after the session?
The list below are only a FEW of the more common healing responses that may be experienced shortly after your session:
What are the benefits of several sessions?
Over time the following benefits may occur:
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