Skin brushing is attributed to a Chinese healing art called qi gong. The intention is to help your lymphatic system, located just beneath your skin, drain the toxins it has filtered. And it feels great.
Become the authority of your own body. Recognize changes early. This may save your life, and will certainly give you the opportunity to incorporate natural therapies and an integrative approach to your health care.
No physician can monitor your body on a daily basis. Being in touch with and aware of subtle but persistent changes in your health -- and taking action by seeking professional care to either rule out or identify a problem -- may save your life.