Lymph Edema

Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…mail from Penn Herb Company, Ltd. or Frontier Natural Products. Note: Long-term use of glycyrrhizin or licorice root can cause fluid retention, with edema or swelling in the face and extremities, especially the ankles. This in turn can elevate blood pressure. Because of side effects, most licorice-extract…

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Loosen Up for Better Vision

…and "tighty whities" on men can induce sterility. It all has to do with circulation. In the former case, bras restrict the circulation, or flow, of lymph. In the latter case, blood flow is restricted, and excess heat builds up. In both cases, the problem is easily solved. I have to admit that none of…

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Probiotic Benefits to Boost Immune System Health

…until you consider that these bacteria help develop your intestinal immune system. Along the long length of your intestines, you have an abundance of lymph tissue that, along with the beneficial bacteria, work to process and absorb vital vitamins and minerals while preventing toxins from being reabsorbed…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Although everyone is susceptible to edema, fluid retention does seem to be more of a problem in women. There are a couple of reasons for this tendency. For one, because of their naturally occurring, higher level of body fat, women have less water reserves…

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