When it is discovered the existence of cancer is a shock for people !. Usually, it revealed by swollen lymph nodes
armpits and groin are located in the neck, head. enlarged lymph nodes can even form lumps behind the ear.
The lymphatic system is the second circulatory system in the body, and very often we forget to pay attention.
through the thin walls of the arterial capillaries, blood pressure and plasma exits the blood with oxygen and nutrients, the white blood cells. Blood plasma, the voltage across the blood capillaries, flooded cells called tissues and tissue fluid.
If we burn, and if we make a an envelope, in the subcutaneous tissue is collected tissue fluid. Has a bright yellow color and salty taste, it contains substances that have the blood plasma and white blood cells.
tissue fluid from cells gives and takes nutrients and oxygen and carbon dioxide unnecessary substances. Lymph differs from the blood, because it does not contain red cells and platelets.
The human body has more lymph than blood. It is estimated that 25% of the weight of the body belongs to the lymph
The lymphatic system consists of lymph vessels, lymph nodes and organs (spleen)
Its main function is to: ..
- combating infections in the body,
- fight against infectious bacteria
- fat absorption in excess fluid and waste.
Swelling of the face after sleeping occurs because the lymphatic bad. If the lymphatic system is loaded with waste materials that end in the lymph and spleen, it is to swell and block its function.
Due to the malfunctioning of the lymphatic system frequent colds and infections can occur.
What are the lymph nodes
They are an important lymphatic part of the immune system and help the body fight infection and disease
They are small in the form of grains – ?. glands represent filters, transmit nutrients, fluids and wastes between blood and tissues. In general, the lymph nodes are not painful, and probably not even sit except when swollen.
The situation of inflamed glands sometimes called lymphadenitis or lymphadenopathy.
When lymph nodes swell to a particular location, such as the neck, which may indicate a common cold or something more serious infection as an injury, increased inflammation or even cancer .
How to identify swollen lymph nodes?
Enlarged lymph nodes may occur in size from small pea to larger ball like cherry. It is worth noting that sometimes the lymph nodes are not strictly the presence of the disease mean. For example, they can have a normal size, if less than one centimeter in size.
However, if they swell and increased double or triple size, then we can identify very easily and feel to the touch.
you the following symptoms will feel:
- hot, red and swollen lymph nodes, skin,
- pain or tenderness when touch them,
- symptoms of infection such as sore throat, mouth sores, fatigue, cough, runny nose, sweating, chills and fever.
How to treat lymph glands
is best to visit a doctor for a puncture and all necessary testing
herbal medicine:. Garlic is known anti-inflammatory and antibacterial drugs that fights infection and helps the immune system. Garlic reduces swelling and inflammation that causes an inflammation of the lymph nodes.