10 Ways to Turbo-Change Your Immune System:
Detoxify Your Lymphatic System and Heal Naturally
A lot of people, even younger ones, have more and more problems with chronic illnesses
such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, obesity, autoimmune diseases and cancer. When someone is overloaded with toxins in their environment, a diet too high in fat or full of unproductive foods, the liver and lymphatic system become overburdened. They can’t detox like they’re meant to, and when the body can’t detox, then like unwanted houseguests, those toxins stick around, clogging up the works. As a protection mechanism, the body retains fluids to keep the toxins suspended, and the resulting edema translates to weight gain and can provoke numbers of physical and mental health problems, like:
Lungs disorders: Asthma, chronic Sinusitis, high fever
Thyroid disorders: Graves’ disease, Hashimoto thyroiditis, chronic fatigue, slow metabolism etc
Virus infections: Epstein – Barr virus, Glandular fever
Brain disorders: ADHD, Autism, MS etc
Muscles/Nervous system: Muscular dystrophy, Fibromyalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy
Bones disorders: Ankylosing spondylitis, Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis
Skin: Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Eczema, Urticaria
Pancreas/GI tract: Diabetes, Crohn’s, Ulcerative colitis, IBS, Celiacs
Regular detoxification of the entire body helps making body’s immune system stronger and
helps body to defend by itself from many diseases.
10 Ways to Detoxify Your Lymphatic System:
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Manual Lymphatic Drainage helps to drain toxins, fat and fluids from your cells, thus
removing them completely. Lymphatic system is a part of your circulatory and immune
system. Moreover, it is composed of glands like thymus gland, lymph nodes, spleen, and
tonsils. Your lymph is responsible for:
- Transporting the white blood cells to your bones from and to your lymph nodes.
- Taking in and carrying out the fats like fatty acids and chyle from your digestive
- Eliminating the interstitial fluid in the tissues.
- Transferring antigen-presenting cells such as dendrites cells to your lymph node
As your lymphatic system does not have active pumping system, it requires body’s
movement, breathing, intestinal activity, and proper muscle action to boost flow in your
body. Manual Lymphatic Drainage is another way to activate body’s lymphatic system and
Additionally, acupuncture is another effective method to stimulate blood circulation and
lymph flow to remove the toxins from your body.
3. Infrared sauna
Infrared sauna is also an excellent option to detoxify your lymphatic system. That causes
your body to excrete sweat that possesses the extra toxins of your lymphatic system.
4. Include the Herbs to Stimulate Your Lymph Flow
You may want to prepare homemade tea or include the following herbs when making your
- Wild indigo root
5. Eat Foods that Induce Your Lymph Flow
You should eat small raw foods packed with nutrients in order to enhance the health of your
lymphatic system. These foods include:
-Leafy green veggies
Avoid Foods that Can Contribute to Clogged Lymphatic System
To enhance the health of your lymphatic system, avoid eating the following foods:
- Conventionally raised meat
6. Drink Plenty of Pure Water
It is advisable to consume 2-3l of water on a daily basis. Also, you may want to drink a few
glasses of lemon water daily for best results.
7. Use Dry Brushing
Brush your skin for 10 minutes with circular movements by using a natural bristle brush.
Then, simply take a shower. You may also want to mix the dry brushing with hot and cold
shower for maximum benefits.
8. Take Cold and Hot Showers
Taking a hot shower helps dilate your blood vessels, whereas a cold shower helps shrivel
them. This kind of shower includes taking a shower by using cold and hot water
alternatively. Simply switch the water from hot to cold several times towards the end of
your shower. This helps remove the excess fluid from your body. Note: This kind of shower
isn’t recommended for pregnant women and for those suffering from cardiovascular
9. Take Deep Breaths
Your body contains a 3 times higher amount of lymph fluid than blood. Deep breathing is
beneficial for carrying the toxins into the blood. Liver will get rid of them.
10.Get Regular Exercise
Getting regular exercise plays a vital role in keeping your lymphatic system healthy. Start by
doing simple exercises and gradually continue with more difficult ones. It is important to
know that rebounding on a small trampoline and swimming is the most beneficial exercise for your lymphatic system.