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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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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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What is the lymphatic system?

What is the lymphatic system?

Infection Defense: The lymph system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph unidirectionally toward the heart. Lymphoid tissue is found in many organs, particularly the lymph nodes, and in the lymphoid follicles associated with the digestive system such as the tonsils. It is part of your body's infection fighting system. ...Read more

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What are some diseases related to the lymphatic system?

What are some diseases related to the lymphatic system?

See below: Hodgkin's disease and lymphoma are the 2 to be concerned about. ...Read more

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What does the lymphatic system do?

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 does the function of the lymphatic system get different duirng the good health and bad health?

Lymphatics: It is difficult to answer such a broad question. Good health and bad health are completely relative. For instance, a person may be moribund (on death's door) and still have a normally functioning lymphatic system. Alternatively, a patient may have lymphedema as a complication of a surgery and otherwise be very healthy with a long life expectancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lymphatic system?

Lymphatics: The lymphatic system is a network of thin wallet vessels parallel to veins and serve to collect material or debris produce in response to infection or cancer. ...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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Could anyone explain me lymphatic system?

Lymphatics: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/lymphatic_system. ...Read more

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What are the lymphatic system parts and its functions?

Immune sys highway!: Think of the lymphatic system as a highway for the immune system. Immune cells are transported along lymphatic vessels and stop by lymph nodes, which are meeting points where these immune cells can meet and interact. If an antigen presenting cell encounters a pathogen in the tissues, it will use the lymphatic system to carry a sample to the lymph node and find other cells that recognize it. ...Read more

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What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

Immunity!: Lymphatic system is a part of the immune system. It includes lymphoid system. Tonsils, thymus, spleen and bone marrow are included in it! ...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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