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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Lymph Flow, Poor


Poor Lymph Flow can be caused by a number of things. It can be caused by aging, obstruction, removal of lymph nodes or lack of movement or exercise. The cause needs to be determined and serious pathology ruled out. It may result in lymphedema or compromised immune system. (see also Lymphedema)


Lymphatic drainage massage can help, as can other techniques using light strokes if the poor flow is caused simply by lack of exercise or movement. If there is some form of blockage impeding flow, massage may be contraindicated

Can be alleviated by:

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