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Lymphatic health is the next frontier in wellness, here's why it matters

By Rebecca Dufour Partanen

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Fun fact: It was a Scandinavian man who discovered the lymphatic system. Both Swede Olof Rudbeck and Dane Thomas Bartholin independently discovered the lymphatic system in the 1600s. However, when they both realised they had made the same approximate discovery, the two naturally disagreed about which one of them had been first. To this day science can't confirm who did it first, but at least it knows about how relevant it is for our wellbeing and overall health, discover ahead why and how to harness the power of this often overlooked system