"Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is a massage-like technique of gentle, precise, repetitive movements which stimulate the motor activity of the lymphatic vessels. Because one of the main tasks of the lymphatic system is to remove excess water, foreign substances ('toxins') and protein molecules from the tissue spaces, MLD has a detoxifying effect.
The other primary function of the lymph system is to circulate immune cells, serving as the body's main defense against pathogens."
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