An Introduction to the Lymphatic System The human body is a complex system of interlocking mechanisms designed to keep us healthy and functional. The lymphatic system is the system responsible for preserving the physiological integrity of the body. Compared to other systems , like the cardiovascular system and the digestive system , the lymphatic system is often ignored until significant problems arrive , like severe infections or swollen lymph nodes. Part of the reason why the lymph system is undervalued is that most people do not truly understand how it functions. Most of us think about health regarding appearance. Do we have beautiful skin and hair? Are we suffering from any conditions which directly impact the ability to live our everyday life? By taking care of the lym