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Understanding Tonsils

Tonsils and the Role they play in the body;

  • The tonsils prevent foreign objects from slipping into the lungs. Think of them as goalies for the throat.
    They also filter bacteria and viruses. On top of all that, they produce white blood cells and antibodies
  • According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, these bumps on the back of the throat are the “first line of defense as part of the immune system.”
    For example, tonsils sample bacteria and viruses entering the body through the mouth or nose and flush them using lymph.
  • Lymph is a clear and colorless fluid; the name comes from the Latin word lympha, which means “connected to water,” according to the National Lymphadema.
    It’s necessary for the lymphatic system to be open and functioning properly to remove this bacterias and viruses that do not belong in the body.
  • Inflammation of the tonsils is common among children.
    This is due to the introduction stage of different microbes in the environment.
    If the child lymphatic system is not functioning properly, a back up of this microbes causes the tonsils to swell up. Gargling with salt can reduce the inflammation.
  • Making sure the lymphatic system is functioning properly is essential.
    Fruits and especially watery fruits are great for the lymphatic system.
  • Children inherits there lymphatic systems from there mother.
    Most children has lymphatic issues. It shows up as infections of different places like eyes, ears and rashes on the skin.
  • Another sign that the baby is not receiving a good diet is excessive mucus and especially in the chest.
  • Dairy products and animal products combined with complex starches clogs up the lymphatic system. Seamoss is a great cleanse of the lymphatic system.
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