Removing waste in the brain’s lymphatic system with MLD massage may help improve Alzheimer’s / Dementia outcome

Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage may help Alzheimer’s / Dementia patients

New studies have highlighted the role of the lymphatic system in brain health. When waste accumulates in the lymphatic system of the brain, it can affect brain functioning. When this waste is removed, it may help in the treatment of neurological disorders like dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, sclerosis, etc.

MLD massage or Manual Lymphatic Drainage can help the brain to get rid of waste that is affecting its smooth functioning. A licensed massage therapist can offer such a massage that can be very beneficial for improve brain health.

MLD massage and waste removal for the brain’s lymphatic system

The lymphatic system plays a very important role in your body. It helps to drain out waste from the body. Sometimes, the waste can accumulate due to various reasons. When the lymphatic system does not work effectively, the waste becomes toxic and can harm the body. A fact that was not known was that even the brain has a lymphatic drainage system.

This information has led to a new way of looking at neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Sclerosis, etc. In a healthy person, the brain’s lymphatic system ensures waste is removed seamlessly. If the lymphatic drainage system is impaired, then it does not function well. The result is increased waste in the brain.

This can cause various kinds of problems like:

  • Changes in brain function (as one ages).
  • Brain injuries.
  • Brain tumors.
  • Neurovascular, neuroinflammatory, and neurodegenerative diseases.

All the above could cause diseases like Alzheimer’s or Dementia. One of the key aspects of Alzheimer’s is that amyloid beta deposits build up in the brain. It is believed that the amyloid beta buildup can cause inflammation that worsens Alzheimer’s symptoms. Studies have shown that this can happen due to impaired lymphatic drainage.

Studies have also shown that when the impaired lymphatic drainage is set right, the outcome could be better for Alzheimer patients. One of the ways in which lymphatic drainage can be improved is through MLD massage.

Lymphatic drainage massage or MLD massage involves the use of various massage techniques to move lymph from the tissues to the lymph nodes, where they can be drained out. The following explains how MLD massage is done and how it helps in brain lymphatic drainage:

  • The massage is done by an experience therapist who uses different techniques to reactivate the lymphatic drainage system.
  • The massage leads to the clearing of the lymph from the tissues. It then moves the lymph to the lymph nodes from where they are eliminated.
  • The massage uses four types of strokes – stationary circles, scooping technique, pump technique, and rotary technique.
  • MLD massage can improve blood flow in the deep veins and the superficial veins.

Getting MLD Massage done

If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, then MLD massage can be beneficial. Getting the massage done from a certified advanced manual lymphatic drainage therapist can be very helpful.

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