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A Detailed Look at Your Lymphatic System

How much do you know of your lymphatic system and its role in your body? You might not know much about the system even though it is a central system for your entire health.

What you might not know is that without this 'little known' lymphatic system, your other body systems would cease to function entirely. Follow the conversation to find out why this system is crucial to your wellbeing and health.

But, first things first….

What is the Lymphatic System?

The lymphatic system is a connection of tissues, organs, and vessels for the primary purpose of draining and getting rid of toxins and other wastes in the body tissues and cells. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and part circulatory system.

While the circulatory system is a closed circuit with the heart being at the center, the lymphatic system is a one-way system. It consists of returning or venous vessels that serve to transport the lymph fluid back to the circulatory system. The journey of the lymphatic vessels ends up at the joint of the two lymph ducts, the thoracic duct, and the right lymph duct.

Various lymphoid organs of the lymphatic system assist the system in its functions, such as in the immune system and the circulatory system.

The interstitial fluid surrounds the tissue and cells to nourish, lubricate, and cleanse them before leaving the interstitial space through the lymphatic vessels.

The Lymphatic System Procedure

When the blood circulates nutrients and oxygen around the body, it contains blood plasma, which purposely leaks or diffuses through the capillaries' thin walls. The blood plasma then enters the space surrounding the tissue cells.

The area around the body cells is called interstitial space. The blood plasma that leaks from the blood vessels to settle in the interstitial space is called interstitial fluid.

The interstitial fluid surrounds the tissue and cells to nourish, lubricate, and cleanse them. The fluid then leaves the interstitial space through the lymphatic system while changing its name to the lymph.

Lymph is a clear, whitish, or yellowish fluid, where the color varies to the waste protein concentration. It cleans your body cells by carrying away cellular wastes, toxins, dead cells, and other infectious organisms. The lymph from the digestive system carries fats, and it is called chyle. The lymph then enters the lymph nodes.

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The Lymphatic System

These are our recommendations for supporting your lymphatic system. If you are unsure of which product is right for you, you might benefit from a FREE consultation with Yvonne!
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LYM-Mx

LYM-Mx is a vitamin/mineral supplement in a base of herbs designed to provide nutrients essential for optimum health. It includes Vitamin B6, magnesium and Vitamin C all help the body to metabolize fats and proteins. Beta carotene and Vitamin D both help in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth.

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MSM

MSM has demonstrated its ability to relieve pain associated with joints and connective tissue and in cases of osteoarthritis. MSM is believed to relieve pain due in part to the ability of MSM to support cell flow-through, thus removing harmful substances and permitting nutrients to flow in.

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Chi Toni Mineral Formula

East meets West in this exclusive Nature’s Sunshine formula combining a liquid trace mineral concentrate with time-honoured Chinese tonic herbs. Tonic herbs balance the meridians as well as nourish the adrenal glands, major managers of energy powering the “electric” human body. Minerals, particularly those known as the electrolytes (potassium, magnesium, calcium, and sodium), with their positive and negative electrical charges, are responsible for every electrochemical reaction in the body, from muscle contractions to the firing of neurotransmitters in the brain.

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KC-X

KC-X contains kelp which is a source of iodine and nutritionally supports thyroid function and prevents iodine deficiency. Supportive herbs in this combination are Irish moss plant, black walnut hulls, parsley herb and sarsaparilla root.