We are in a pandemic. Because of that I have not been able to see my massage therapist for Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD). I am at high risk due to my lung condition- “Advanced Stage Sarcoidosis” so I have been cloistered since COVID-19 became an issue the beginning of March. Manual Lymphatic Drainage I began… [Read More]
No more air travel for me. I am done.
And not for the usual reasons you might hear about these days- such as crowded security lines at airports, uncomfortable seating on the plane, delayed takeoffs and landings. That is certainly enough to make the average traveler weary. But no, my reason is very different. I have primary lymphedema and plane travel is about the… [Read More]
Got Autoimmune? I Do and I am Sharing my Tips for Better Living!
Nearly 20 years ago I spent a year chasing doctors trying to figure out what was wrong with me. I was in and out of the hospital several times, had every test known to humankind, and 12 months later, diagnosis in hand, I set out to discover a more holistic way to manage my health…. [Read More]
Supporting the Lymphatic System with Massage and Diet
I have blogged about Lymphedema before. I blogged specifically about Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a type of gentle massage that helps the lymphatic fluids drain properly. I receive an MLD massage at least monthly, and more often if needed- particularly after I travel by plane. Lymphedema I have lymphedema in my left foot/leg. I… [Read More]
MLD Massage and Essential Oils
LYMPHATIC MASSAGE, enhanced with energy-centered bodywork and essential oils, will support the lymphatic system. Essential Oils of Cypress, Grapefruit, and Orange aid in a flowing lymphatic system is one of the keys to a healthy immune system. Lymphatic Massage, also known as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is the part a type of massage that helps the lymphatic… [Read More]