If you’ve been around Raw Fitness and Nutrition for awhile, you know just how important proper detoxification is for optimal health. Supporting healthy detoxification and encouraging overall health requires participation from many bodily systems and organs. Today, we’re talking about the MVP of detoxification: the lymphatic system.
Your lymphatic system is an essential part of your immune system that covers you from head-to-toe. It fights infection and protects you from pathogens. As you can see, keeping your lymphatic system in tip-top shape is a non-negotiable for ideal health. No matter who you are or the status of your health, supporting your lymphatic system is a smart idea.
Your lymphatic system is made up of several fundamental parts, including:
Together, this complex and impressive collection of lymphatic parts is responsible for fighting infection, protecting against foreign invaders, maintaining fluid levels, and excreting toxic waste from the body.
Congestion in the lymph nodes are basically blockages or inflammation preventing the lymph from doing their jobs well. Your lymphatic system is usually pretty good about letting you know when congestion is an issue to address. In other words, lymph congestion is your body’s sign of screaming for help.
Lymphatic congestion might look like:
Lymph dysfunction or congestion most commonly occurs in those with chronic infections, sedentary lifestyles, or frequent exposure to toxins. If this sounds like you, there’s no need to worry. There are endless ways you can boost your lymph system, improve lymph function, and prevent congestion.
Successfully supporting your lymph system might be easier than you think. Here are some effective ways you can give your lymph a little extra love, today:
Your lymphatic system is primarily responsible for keeping your body free of pathogens, infections, and foreign invaders. Needless to say, it’s imperative to support this fundamental system the best you can. Try implementing these tips and tricks, today. Share your results on Instagram and tag me (@rawfitnessandnutrition) to shed more light on the importance of lymphatic health!
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