Learn how you can boost your immune system and help prevent virtually every major medical condition-including cancer, heart disease, neurological disorders, GI issues, and obesity-by keeping your lymph system healthy, as explained by renowned cardiologist Gerald Lemole. The lymphatic system serves as our body' s maintenance department and has a direct effect on our cardiovascular, neurological, and immune systems. It has also been one of the most misunderstood systems. Until now. At last, renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and pioneer in the study of lymph Gerald Lemole explains in straightforward language why the lymphatic system is the key factor in longevity and disease prevention, and how improving lymphatic flow can help our bodies eliminate the toxins and waste products that contribute to injury, inflammation, and disease. In ten short chapters he demystifies the lymphatic system, describes how powerful it is, and shows how to maintain a healthy lymph system to combat specific diseases and health problems-from heart disease to cognitive function to weight management. Featuring sidebars with charts and graphs that illustrate basic principles, Lymph & Longevity also includes flow-friendly menus, recipes, and information on supplements, as well as basic yoga and meditation guides. Illuminating, informative, and practical this essential guide is more timely now than ever as we continue to work to protect ourselves and our communities against Covid-19 and other viruses.
"Renowned integrative physician Lemole explains why our lymphatic system is a key factor in longevity and preventing disease. This book is more important than ever. " -Dr. Mehmet Oz "Dr. Lemole' s book describes the magic of the lymphatic system, its important influence on our health, and how we can improve its function. This is a revolutionary book that everyone interested in their health should read. " -Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, and Founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine "Authoritative. . . The lymphatic systems' role in maintaining health has been commonly misunderstood, even ignored. Finally, we have this clear explanation of how to keep ourselves in optimum working order. A must read!" -Dr. Andrew Weil, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Spontaneous Healing and Healthy Aging
Gerald Lemole, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, integrative physician, and a pioneer in the study of lympth. He is a full professor of surgery at Temple University and Thomas Jefferson Medical College. In 1968, Lemole was a member of the surgical team that performed the first successful heart transplant in the United States. He lectures at medical centers and universities around the world and lives in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. Mark Hyman, MD, is the editor in chief of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, the most prestigious journal in the field of integrative medicine. After ten years as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, he is now in private practice in Lenox, Massachusetts. He is the author of numerous books, including The Pegan Diet and Food Fix, and he is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Ultraprevention. Visit his website DrHyman. com.