The lymphatic system is responsible for regulating pressure in the blood cells and tissues, flushing toxins from the body. Lymphatic drainage in Beverly Hills increases the flow to minimize the build-up of waste in the system, which reduces swelling and helps the body fight off infection.
What is Lymphatic Drainage?
When the lymphatic flow becomes blocked, proteins and toxins accumulate, obstructing the circulation of lymph fluid, decreasing cellular oxygenation, and slowing the cell regeneration process. Lymphatic blockage can be caused by chronic inflammation, lack of exercise, fatigue, stress, age, and emotional distress. Because the lymphatic flow lies close to the skin’s surface, lymphatic drainage at Sykes Facial Plastic Surgery requires a light, subtle touch following the direction and rate of the flow. Using light massage techniques, the process addresses sluggishness in the lymphatic system. It redirects an unhealthy flow pattern to decrease water retention and inflammation and improve the body’s ability to fight disease.