Manual lymphatic drainage
Detox your body and boost your immune system
Cellulite, edema, water retention, bad circulation, heavy legs.
How a can Manual lymphatic drainage and foot spa detox massage can help.
Water accounts for 60% of the body’s weight. You find it in cells, blood, of which it is the main component, skin, organs and muscles.
Water retention / Edema is a deficiency in the drainage of lymphatic system. The system is unable to send the toxins and excess water into the circulation system, and therefore cannot drain oedema, or the swelling, as it should.
However at times something in the system goes wrong, and the liquids start accumulating in our body tissues. Water retention is a deficiency in the drainage of lymphatic system. The system is unable to send the toxins and excess water into the circulation system, and therefore cannot drain oedema, or the swelling, as it should.
Is there a connection between water retention and cellulite?
If the body stores too much of the fat consumed, the fatty cells become abnormally large and constrict the blood and lymph vessels. This constriction impairs the drainage of water and toxins.
Water retention and the degeneration of collagen fibers, or skin tissue fibers, give the skin a padded aspect, called the orange peel effect. This phenomenon is particularly prevalent in certain areas of the body: notably, the thighs and buttocks.
Water retention in legs occurs when the veins in the lower extremities fail to keep pace with the arteries, the outward flow of blood behind the inward flow.
Swollen feet and ankles are common in people who are on their feet a lot, such as hair stylists or cashiers. The swelling issues usually disappear with the elevation of legs and rest. Varicose veins in the legs, another frequent complaint of older people, contribute to swelling as well.
Manual Lymph Drainage massage is very helpful in reducing edema, orange pell effect because it stimulates blood flow, fluid movement and lymphatic system function (detoxing our bodies).