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About Jan Pavis-Sparks

She is a writer at heart. Her passion for writing started in grade school. In high school she had poems published in the book "Young America Sings" (regional and national editions). Over the following decades she continued creative writing. She has worked in health related fields since 1997.

Can Caffeine Cause Lymph Nodes To Swell?

Lymph nodes are bean-shaped glands found throughout the body. Their primary work is to fight infections or germs that invade the body. These glands typically exist under the armpit, behind the ears, in the groin region, as well as under the jaw and chin. However, one may experience swelling after developing an injury or infection near a lymph node. With [...]

By |June 17th, 2014|Questions|0 Comments

T Cells Reporting to Work as Part of the Immune System

There is more to a healthy immune system than just getting enough rest and drinking orange juice. The body is constantly on guard to make sure that the body is safe from pathogens that can cause illness and infection. All the components of the immune system have specialized tasks that are awesomely balanced to keep the body healthy. The T [...]

By |June 5th, 2014|Immune System|0 Comments

Examining Lymph Nodes Provide More Accurate Breast Cancer Prognosis

Accurate Breast Cancer Prognosis Once a woman (and sometimes men) receives a diagnosis of breast cancer, often the first question is “How bad is it?” People want to know their chances of survival and how long they can expect to live. With the commonness of this type of cancer everyone knows a survivor and sadly many people also know of [...]

By |December 26th, 2013|Lymphoma|0 Comments

What Is Lymph Drainage Therapy?

Lymph drainage therapy basically refers to the use of massage therapy to improve the flow of fluid in the lymphatic system. Using a light and precise massaging techniques, qualified massage therapists can clear stagnant fluid from lymph node and activate the flow of lymphatic fluid in blocked nodes in order to detoxify the body. It is an important procedure because [...]

By |December 17th, 2013|Lymphatic System|0 Comments