By pressing these points on the body you can check if you have some bacteria, parasites in the body or even cancer.
When you discover the existence of cancer, it’s quite a shock, and it is mostly revealed by the swollen lymph nodes.
They are located on the neck, around the head, armpits and groin. Enlarged lymph nodes mayeven form lumps behind the ear.
The lymphatic system consists of lymph vessels, lymph nodes and organs (spleen). Its primary role is to:
- fight infections in the body
- fight against bacteria
- absorbing excess fluid, fats and waste
Swelling of the face after sleeping occurs due to poor lymph flow. If the lymphatic system isburdened with waste which is ending up in the nodes and spleen, it comes to swelling andblocking of their function.
Due to improper functioning of the lymphatic system frequent colds and infections can occur.
When lymph nodes swell to a particular location,such as the neck, it may indicate a common coldinfection or something more serious, such as an injury, greater inflammation or even cancer.
How to identify swollen lymph nodes?
Enlarged lymph nodes may occur in size fromsmall pea bean to the size of a cherry. It is worth noting that sometimes swollen lymph nodes are not indicators for presence of disease. For example, they can be in the size of a pea bean and still benormal.
However, if they swell and double or triple in size, then very easily you can identify them by touch.
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You will experience the following symptoms:
- Hot, swollen and red skin of the lymph nodes
- Pain or tenderness when you touch them
- Symptoms of infection such as sore throat, sores in the mouth, fatigue, cough, runny nose, sweating, chills and fever.
How to treat swollen nodes?
It is best to visit a doctor to make puncture and do all the necessary tests.
Or use a herbal medicine: garlic is known anti-inflammatory and antibacterial agent that fights infection and supports immune system. Garlic reduces swelling and inflammation that caused a swelling of the lymphnodes.
But be aware, if you are in this group of people don’t use garlic.