Lymphatic drainage helps to detoxify your body, which has several functions: Removing free radicals, clearing up your skin, and giving your more energy and immunity to diseases and sickness. Sounds pretty good, right?
You may not have heard of visceral leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, or lymphatic filariasis, and there is a reason for that. These diseases, part of a group of infections called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), impact more than a billion people on the planet in countries other than ours. Despite the consolation that these often grotesque illnesses are "out of sight, out of mind," some of these infections are quietly taking their toll in some southern communities of the US.
This video shows the viewer how to give a lymphatic drainage massage of the head and neck. A pillow elevates the head slightly to help the drainage process. Using a light oil, she applies the oil to the neck and the face of the client. She puts her fingers inside the clavicle bone at the base of the neck and pumps to start the fluid moving down. Encourage the client to take deep breaths as this helps the fluid to move down. This is a great massage to get in the spring time when allergies are ...
In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a stomach massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a face massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a back massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
A nice way to wind down at the end of a hard day is with a face massage. In this tutorial, Athena, a Cranio Sacral Therapist, licensed Massage Therapist and a Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, shows you how to perform a very professional massage on someone's head and face. Follow along with Athena and she shows you step by step how to give someone a face massage and reduce their tension.
Whether you’re an Oscar nominee or a new mom with an upcoming high school reunion, these tricks will get you into that va-va-voom dress without splitting the seams.
Learn techniques for lymphatic drainage using the power of massage.
This self breast massage technique is designed to move lymph out of the breast as an aid in woman's health. Reducing toxins from the breast tissues is believed to reduce breast cancer risk for cancers related to toxins. Watch this how to video to learn how to perform one.
Dermatologists and aestheticians looking to make a quick buck (or several hundred of them) will tell you that the best facial exoliation and brightening treatments can only be done via the doctor's office with specialty (read: pricey) enzymes, but the truth is that for short term skin bliss, you already have all the tools you need in your kitchen.
A pregnant woman's feet tend to be one thing you can always count on to ache. In this video, learn how to give a great foot massage to a woman who's pregnant with help from licensed massage therapist, Willow Hajicek. When giving a foot massage during pregnancy, one should use some reflexology, as well as lymphatic, techniques to loosen up the muscles and reduce the swelling that occurs during a soon to be mother's second and third trimesters. Learn in this video how to administer a great food...
Expert aesthetician Robert Scott is going to give you some tips on how to slim down your face. These tips are going to be extremely helpful for those days when you wake up and your face feels puffy, which happens to everyone after a long night. The first type of healing is to just use a cold compress on your skin, which will calm down your skin get your circulation moving. Another type of healing technique is performing a lymphatic drainage massage to your face. Just follow the simple steps i...
Most of us have already had an encounter with the Epstein-Barr virus, or EBV, for short. As part of the herpes family, it's one of the most common disease-causing viruses in humans. We get the disease with (or without) some nasty symptoms, then we recover. However, EBV stays in our body after the illness has ended, and it's one of the few viruses known to cause cancer.
Lack of appetite often signals a cold or flu. Eating can be the last thing we want to do when we have a sore throat or are too fatigued or achy to even get out of bed. When hungry, we don't feel as strong as when we are well fed—and we more than likely aren't as strong.
When a stuffy nose hits, it feels like breathing clearly and easily may never come again. Allergies, colds, and even changes in weather can leave our sinuses blocked, with medicine seeming like the only option. But don't break out the medication just yet — relieving the pressure of a stuffy nose, a stuffy head, and stuffy ears can be as easy as touching a pressure point.
This step-by-step video will show the proper technique of phlebotomy, which means drawing a sample of venous blood. Everyday, nurses take blood cultures from hospitalized patients, so standard tests can be run for diagnosing conditions and diseases. Venipuncture is necessary for obtaining the blood sample.
Monitoring your blood glucose level is absolutely essential to your health if you suffer from diabetes. You need to keep track of your blood sugar or you could be in danger. This video tutorial will show you the proper way to use a blood glucose meter and give you helpful tips on getting the most out of them.
Do you suffer from high blood pressure and hyper tension? Do you happen to suffer from low blood pressure? In this excellent video, you'll learn some breathing techniques and yoga moves to help stabilize your blood pressure. Improve you energy and feel all around more centered. This is a great video to help release all your tension and stress.
In this video, we learn how to create a realistic looking cut using cinema makeup. Start out by using silicone putty on the face to help make the cut on the face look more real than ever. Use brushes and a spatula to help mix colors together and apply to your face flawlessly. Also make sure you have fake blood with you so you can apply to the face to make look more realistic. After you have let the silicone dry, start to apply the red, dark red, and black colors onto it and blend to create a ...
Lowering your blood pressure can have many positive effects on your health. Follow Dr. Matthew as he takes you through steps to lower your blood pressure through natural methods. The first place to start is by managing emotional factors such as life stress. These stressors can set the sympathetic system in motion raising your blood pressure. Deep belly breathing can decrease your blood pressure. These require taking deep breaths, taking in a lung full of oxygen, holding it, and then releasing...
Suzy Cohen tells us in this video how to lower our blood pressure naturally. Believe it or not, the urinary tract is connected with our blood pressure. A dietary supplement called "Asparagus extract" is recommended. Asparagus in vegetable form is delicious when served with a little butter or feta cheese. When you take it as a supplement, you get a bigger dose. It is a wonderful diuretic, which means it makes you pee a lot. You should take it in the morning, so that you do not find yourself ru...
In this tutorial, we learn how to create fake blood effects. The easiest blood formula is to use soap and red food coloring, nothing else. It's the easiest blood to make and looks more realistic than anything else. You can also make blood out of different things if you want to make a more expensive version. Make sure you always add in red food coloring and make it dark to match the color of real blood. The liquid should flow so it looks like real blood. To create blood splatter, you will take...
Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease and six times more likely to have a stroke than people with normal blood pressure. Manage your condition through diet.
If you love zombies, shooters, and the Vietnam war then this tutorial is for you. In this video series, you'll be playing the game Shellshock 2: Blood Trails for the PS3. It's a game that takes place during the Vietnam War and has you go to battle against Vietnam enemies as well as zombie-like creatures. It's a fun shooter that any gamer would love. So check it out and see if you can beat this game. So good luck and enjoy!
In this Halloween props video series, learn how to make fake blood and other Halloween props from Halloween expert Matt Cail. Matt will show you how to make fake blood for Halloween, using corn syrup and food coloring. He will teach you how to make Halloween props such as fake arms, and how to stuff the arms to give a realistic effect.
Check out this science-filled two-part video tutorial on blood pressure regulation in humans. This educational video will show you the MABP (mean arterial blood pressure), which is the overall blood pressure in your body, the TPR (total peripheral resistance), and the CO (cardiac output). You won't just learn about the blood pressure, you'll see how to calculate the MABP. You'll be fascinated, whether you're a physiologist, biologist, scientist, medical student, or just an human anatomy nut.
The key to being a good doctor is great patient care and thoroughness, and those are exactly the skills you will learn in this video lesson, as you learn to perform a cardiovascular examination on your patient. This is a great, step-by-step resource for the proper examination procedure. Every medical student should know these techniques, and nursing students could benefit from this knowledge, too. Every cardiovascular exam should include inspection of the pulse, blood pressure, carotid pulsat...
Any medical student could benefit from this video lesson, whether you're training to be a doctor or a nurse. The very first step to finding out what's wrong with your patient is examining him/her for their vital signs. You must check the patient's pulse, respirations, blood pressure, and know how to use every kind of sphygmomanometer. To see the entire examination procedure, perfect for nursing students, watch the video to see how to examine a patient for vital signs, and refer to the steps b...
In these instructional videos you’ll learn what to expect during typical 30 to 60 minute lymphatic drainage massage session. Expert massage therapist Patricia Coffman offers tips and advice on the benefits of lymphatic drainage massage and the frequency with which you should receive treatment.
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a blood loop dropper fishing knot. When making a blood loop dropper knot, you'll have to twist several times to build up knots on either side of your loop. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful fisherman's knot in a minute's time or less, watch this free video knot tyer's guide.
If you're making a cheap horror movie, you're gonna need fake blood, and lots of it! In this video, you'll learn how to make a liter of fake blood. And the supplies are everyday household supplies, costing less than a dollar!
It's time for Halloween, maybe it's time for your ultimate independent horror movie you've been dying to make, whatever the case may be, you're going to need some blood, you're going to need some weapons... you're going to need a bloody knife wound.
In this video, we learn how to make a cheap and realistic blood splatter. After you have made your blood, you will need to make sure it's the right color you need for blood. Now, take Kleenex and rip it into five different parts. Then, stick these into a tube and grab a pesticide sprayer. After this, stick the blood into the bucket for the sprayer. Now, when you shoot the blood splatter the Kleenex tissue will turn the color of the blood and look like brains or parts of the body that have bee...
Want to learn more about the circulation of blood through the heart and the rest of our body. Watch this video.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw blood from an arterial line. First, you will need a catheter, tubing, regular iv tubing, 10 cc syringe, transducer, fluid bag, and iv saline bag. First, waste a couple ml's of blood by turning the stock cock off to the system and draw back a couple liters of blood. After this, turn the stock cock off the syringe and take out the syringe, then add a new one. Now, take your sample of blood and draw out 5 ml of new blood. Take out the syringe, then cap it a...
Many people like to understand how exactly their body works. Understanding the blood will help you a lot when your doctor explains results from blood tests.
Approximately 4 percent of women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Here's how to manage it.
This instructional medical how to video demonstrates how to prpeare a blood smear and microhematocrit. To prepare a peripheral blood smear and a microhematocrit you will need an absorbent towel, gauze, patient blood sample, glass slides and capillary tubes. Always wear gloves, eye shields and a lab coat when handling blood.
Photoshop is a great computer software program designed to help people manipulate images and text. Learn a few easy steps for creating blood text from a Photoshop expert in this free video series.