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Lymphatic System

Comparison: Blood & Lymph Vessels

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Comparison of Blood and Lymph Vessels by Joachim E. Zuther   The heart and blood vessels represent the main components of the circulatory system, which consists of an elaborate network of tubes throughout the body. The circulatory system involves the combined functioning of the heart, blood and blood vessels to [...]

Lymphatic Drainage

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage technique which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymphatic fluid (lymph), which carries waste products away from the tissues back to the blood circulation system.   Lymph is generally similar to blood plasma except that [...]