Nirvana Healing Center

   A Healing Space

Nirvana Healing Center

A Healing Space

1353 Gold Star Highway
Suite 208 Groton, CT 06340


Manual Lymphatic Drainage

The Lymphatic system is also called "The River of Life".  It is the most important system in the body.  It effects every single cell, tissue, organ, and every other system in the body.

The Lymphatic System is a network of lymph capillaries that continuously collects waste fluid that surrounds your cells, cleans the fluid through the lymph nodes, and returns the filtered fluid back to blood circulation.  Unlike the cardiovascular system, it does not have its own pump, so it depends on musculoskeletal movement to pump the fluid.  When the system becomes sluggish or clogged, the body is unable to curcuated lymphosytes, leaving the body susceptible to illness and disease.  Keeping the Lymphatic System healthy is vital to immune health.  

Top reason to keep your Lymphatic System health (not limited to): 

  • Helps to circulate important lymphocytes throughout your body
  • Improves your immune system naturally
  • Detoxification of tissues
  • Improved circulation
There are many factors that can contribute to a clogged or sluggish lymphatic system.  A few of the most common are:

  • Viruses
  • Pesticides
  • Air pollution
  • Smoking
  • Pharmaceuticals
Some of the most common symptoms of a sluggish lymphatic system (not limited to):

  • Inability to fight infections and illnesses
  • Lingering fatigue that does not improve with rest
  • Poor circulation
  • Itching on the body that is no due to a skin condition or dry skin
  • Excessive perspiration
  • Allergies and sinusitis
Some conditions that benefit from MLD are, but not limited to:

  • Migraines & Chronic Headaches
  • Vertigo
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Allergies
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Women's Breast Health
  • Post Mastectomy
  • Lymphedema
  • Edema
  • Pre & Post Surgery

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a gentle, rhythmic, hands on therapy that stimulated your lymphatic system.  Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) decongests your lymph system and lymph nodes getting the fluid moving.  This will help your immune system, helping your body eliminate toxins, proteins, fats and fluids.