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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lymph System and Lyme Disease

Is there any body part that Lyme disease doesn't harm?  If left untreated, it can and does seem to effect every body system.  One of the biggest problems that it causes is swelling of your lymph nodes throughout your body.

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, did research on how Lyme disease enters the lymph system and hinders the immune response.  They also go on to say that the immune system is thwarted in a way that prevents the body from developing an immunity to future infections. Since the body cannot develop strong antibodies to Lyme, the person can indeed be reinfected at a future time.

Using pressure points to improve lymph drainage:

Here is the link to the study:

How to drain your lymph: