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Lymphatic Drainage Massage: Supporting Immune Disorders

Immune Disorder Treatment

When facing immune or autoimmune disorders, finding natural methods to alleviate symptoms becomes a priority. Massage therapy emerges as a holistic approach to improving well-being and symptom management, with manual lymphatic drainage standing out as a proven technique for various cases.


Given the crucial role of the lymphatic system in the body's immune response, a massage modality that supports this system logically enhances the quality of life for individuals dealing with immune, autoimmune, and thyroid disorders.


Research has highlighted the positive impacts of massage on individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, showing reduced pain, improved grip strength, decreased swelling, and enhanced range of motion. Children with the same condition experienced reduced anxiety levels and lower cortisol levels.


Conditions like multiple sclerosis (MS) or fibromyalgia also showed symptom relief with manual lymphatic drainage, including pain reduction and improvements in balance, movement speed, and overall well-being.


For those with autoimmune disorders, the body's impaired ability to detoxify poses challenges. Massage therapy has shown a suppressive effect on certain immune cells involved in inflammation, according to the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami. However, consulting a physician before starting massage therapy and monitoring the treatment's duration is crucial for autoimmune conditions.


Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage:

  1. Decongestion of Lymphatic Pathways: Enhances immune function by removing bacteria, viruses, cancer cells, and dead cells from the body.

  2. Improved Tissue Nutrition: Increases tissue metabolism and provides better nutrition to tissues.

  3. Optimizing Waste Removal: Regular lymphatic drainage aids in removing waste and boosts white blood cells' ability to combat infections, potentially reducing painful symptoms associated with various immune problems.

Fundamentally, infections underlie thyroid and autoimmune diseases. Regular lymphatic drainage optimizes waste removal and enhances the white blood cells' potential to combat infection, potentially alleviating the painful symptoms associated with various immune problems.


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Massages by Anna Bass LMT. Certified for many different massages and treatments. Specializing in Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) massage.


To schedule an appointment with Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Advanced Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist and Health Coach, Anna Bass LMT, please call 412-328-4540 or Book a Massage Here.


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