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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.

How Do Allergies Effect The Lymph System?

In some cases, the body's immune system, which comprises the lymphatic system, can overact to certain allergens such as pollen, certain medicines/chemicals, and even certain foods. When the body notices an allergen for the first time, it normally produces the necessary antibodies including IgE antibodies and B memory cells to fight it. However, when the same allergen appears again, the [...]

By |December 16th, 2013|Questions|0 Comments

7 Harmful Organisms Filtered By The Lymphatic System

Most people aren't aware of their lymphatic system until they have a swollen, hard, sensitive, or painful lymph node, then they will want to know everything there is to know about the lymphatic system. It is an amazing system that reaches to every part of the body destroying harmful organisms and filtering waste. A swollen lymph node is a warning [...]

By |December 7th, 2013|Lymphatic System|0 Comments

13 Amazing Facts About Lymph Nodes

The amazing and shy lymph nodes are little bean shaped glands about the size of a pea that never let down their defenses as they fight diseases and never take a day off from filtering debris from the body. The average person knows little about them and the reason is because they work quietly in the background of bodily functions [...]

By |December 1st, 2013|Lymphatic System|0 Comments

Dancing Around the Lumbar And Pelvic Lymph Nodes

Many dance moves include hip movement, but there was a time during Elvis' era that hip movement was not allowed on TV. That is no longer true today; the pelvic area is shown on TV and in movies doing a lot more than dancing. There are hundreds of lymph nodes that are constantly doing their dance, which includes filtering and [...]

By |November 28th, 2013|Locations|0 Comments