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How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them? Thank you

How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them?

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GALT: A large proportion of our lymphatic system surrounds the GI tract and is called the Gut-Associated Lymphatic Tissue; it is one of our body's first line of defense against infections as there can be many harmful microbes in our GI tract. For more information see http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/gi_immune.html ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more


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How does your lymphatic system work?

How does your lymphatic system work?

Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. Yes I am certified in lymphatic therapy. We use fda approved lymphedema laser therapy for lymph drainage. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia? ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. The lymph reaches the lymph nodes where infection and cancer cells are seperated and processed by the body. ...Read more

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How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

Alternative: Lymphotonic, 2 capsules 3 times a ?Day. Wheat germ grass 1oz/week. Radish juice. 5veges, 5fruits, 5 berries lot of water. ...Read more

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What's the function of the lymphatic system?

What's the function of the lymphatic system?

Leak Patrol: The blood vessels leak approximately 1-3% of the fluid traveling through them. The lymph system picks up that extra fluid and (with the help of the skeletal muscles as they flex and relax) slowly returns it to the heart where it rejoins the rest of the fluid. ...Read more

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Are there exercises for the lymphatic system?

Are there exercises for the lymphatic system?

Aerobic exercises: Aerobic exercises are of repetitive movements that occur over a period of time. Common aerobic exercises are walking, running, and biking. By using various muscle groups, a person pumps blood and lymphatic fluid throughout his body, which ultimately maximizes his body's health from good fluid flow. ...Read more

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What causes the lymphatic system to function improperly?

Interrupted flow: Several things can interrupt, constrict or obstruct the flow of lymph through the lymphatics Local surgery or radiation, tumors, parasitic infiltration are some. If you are asking about peripheral edema like swelling of an extremity then cardiovascular conditions can too. Lymphocytes are immune system cells that inhabit lymph nodes which requires a different response if that's what you meant ...Read more

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Why might it be that someone have an overactive lymphatic system?

Why might it be that someone have an overactive lymphatic system?

Genetics&environment: An overactive immune system can lead to a variety of disorders like asthma, allergic rhinitis, and eczema. Please see this website for more info. https://www.aarda.org/modules.php. ...Read more

Lymphatic System (Definition)

The lymphatic system is a network of thin wallet vessels parallel to veins and serve to collect material or debris produce in response ...Read more


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Digestive Health (Definition)

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