Blog: Articles & Research
I don't want to bang on about it but.... this is why it is so important to keep at least a modest amount of muscular movement going..."The lymphatic system aids the immune system in removing and destroying waste, debris, dead blood cells, pathogens, toxins, and cancer cells. Since the lymphatic system does not have a heart to pump it, its upward movement depends on the motions of the muscle and joint pumps."
How many of us appreciate the importance of the lymphatic system in maintaining our good health? Muscular activity is required to work this passive system.. Read More:
Fidgeting is ok! It can help lower the risk factors behind serious life threatening diseases such as stroke, heart disease and cancer. Read More:
Prolonged inactivity e.g. sitting at a computer is seen as a important factor in metabolic syndrome, where production of the body's fat burning enzymes slows, contributing to obesity and the development of long term health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Read more:
Harvard Health Publications suggests memory foam neck pillows like the Peacepillow Connect to enable correct sleep posture, avoiding twisting of the spine which reduces circulation to the muscles.
Impaired circulation causes fatigue leading to spasm. This manifests as a sore, stiff painful neck and back. Read more: